In October 2017, Shahidul Haque, Bangladesh’s foreign secretary reaffirmed his country’s desire to join the Belt and Road initiative, at the World Economic Forum in New Delhi. Shahidul Haque stated that his country needed to be better connected to the
According to an article published in the Asia Times, Myanmar is to facilitate foreign investments, particularly those related to the Belt and Road initiative. The country has already started to open its economy since 2016, and a law allowing the
In late August 2017, the Government of Thailand announced that the construction of a high-speed train line between Bangkok and Nong Khai, a border town next Laos, will start next October. The first phase of this project will consist of
To ensure the success of the OBOR, China is putting on education. The One Belt, One Road program aims not only at strengthening exchanges between China and the rest of the world but also at ensuring the development of Asia.