Maritime Silk Road Current Affairs, GK & News
Prime Minister Modi was conferred with Maldives’ highest honour- ‘Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen‘ in Male, (Maldives capital) during his two-day state visit to the island country. The prestigious award of Most Honourable Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen is Maldive’s highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries. India-Maldives Relation Background: ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Free trade agreement • Hambantota port • India-Maldives • Indian ocean region • Maldives' highest honour • Maritime Silk Road • Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen • President Abdulla Yameen • President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih • President Solih
China has successfully developed new underwater surveillance network to help its submarines get stronger lock on targets while protecting nation’s interests along maritime Silk Road, which also includes Indian Ocean. The project is part of unprecedented military expansion fuelled by China’s desire to challenge United States in world’s oceans. Underwater surveillance network The network is ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
China has set up a gold sector fund involving 65 countries along the ancient Silk Road. It has been set up in China’s northwest Xi’an city during ongoing forum on investment and trade. The fund will be led by Shanghai Gold Exchange (SGE) and is expected to raise 16.1 billion dollars in three phases. It ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2015
Sri Lanka’s newly elected government on 5 March 2015 temporarily suspended constriction work of China’s ambitious port city project in Colombo with immediate effect. The decision was taken in Cabinet meeting chaired by Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe based upon the Interim Report submitted by a cabinet sub-committee. The committee was appointed by the Sri Lankan ..
China has launched a massive Silk Road infrastructure project worth $79.8 billion in the northwest province of Gansu as part of its ambitious Silk Road plan. These project will facilitate trade and people exchanges between China and central Asian Countries. Key facts It will be six-year Silk Road development project. On its completion it is going ..