China’s loss is India’s gain — aka — India’s gain is China’s loss.
It’s an eventful day for India’s foreign policy, and a great opportunity to strengthen PR.
In Maldives, pro-China strongman Abdulla Yameen has been defeated, and India-friendly Ibrahim Mohamed Solih will now take over as the President.
While in Sri Lanka, pro-China strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa has once again lost trust vote in Parliament, and India-friendly Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s chances are on much firmer ground. A good time to engineer a PR turnaround.