opinion/op-ed/bridging-the- bay-in-quest-of-a-stronger- bimstec/article65271509.ece
- In the intro, mention the context of the fifth BIMSTEC Summit in Sri Lanka.
- In the body, mention how the economic and strategic significance of the Bay of Bengal is growing rapidly with a re-emergence of the idea of the ‘Indo-Pacific’ region. In the next part mention the potential for development economic integration and cooperation in various areas. In the next part mention the need for strong commitment and focus on connectivity challenges.
- Conclude by mentioning that India has a key role in accelerating regional cooperation under the BIMSTEC framework and in making it vibrant, stronger and result-oriented.