If the COVID-19 pandemic marks an acceleration of the shift in global power towards Asia, then it is imperative for the sake of humanity that India and China both benefit from such a shift in equal measure.
To enhance cooperation and exchange between China and India and to further develop the traditional friendship of the two countries, it is important that they understand each other and take care of each other’s interests
It is not enough that the global economy should recover fast after the crisis. Rather, making the world free of poverty, and also bridging wealth disparities, must become a primary goal of global development.
In the future, the Indian government needs to strictly implement the India-China Bilateral Investment Treaty, take practical measures to safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese enterprises investing in India, and provide a safe, fair and predictable business environment for foreign enterprises, including those from China.
The two countries may have their disputes but cooperation is better than confrontation. The two countries need to pursue win-win cooperation instead of a zero-sum game.
Temporary incidents at the border areas or some forces in the West should not interfere in the development of Sino-India relations.