IMPHAL, Nov 28: Chinese Ambassador to India Le Yucheng on Saturday said India�s Look East Policy which has now become Act East Policy would be a �good connecting point for BCIM economic corridor.�
�This corridor will deliver benefits to Manipur and other Northeastern States�, said the Chinese Ambassador. He is here in the State for the last four days to attend the Manipur Sangai Festival and on a familarisation programme.
BCIM (Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar) Economic Corridor aims to provide a platform for the economic development and cooperation among the countries of the region. The first Chinese Ambassador to visit Manipur, he informed that his country has agreed to share hydrological data on Brahmputra with India.
An understanding has been reached between the two countries during Chinese Vice President�s visit to India in early November to discuss and resolve matters through �bilateral understanding�, the Chinese envoy added.
Stating that the BCIM Economic Corridor is progressing well, he informed that the third working group meeting will be held in India early next year.
Beijing and New Delhi are working actively for regional cooperation. During Prime Minister Modi�s visit to China, a local leaders� forum was formed for direct interaction between people to people,� the visiting diplomat said. �In this year alone, more than 20 Chinese officials and mayors visited India. More than five-six Indian delegations have also visited China including one led by Manipur Chief Minister Ibobi.�