Who carried out the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka? Why? Is it a domestic group with outside help? What is India’s role in it? Why did the attackers use India as their training base? Did ISIS inspire the attackers? With Muslims facing revenge attacks, what will happen to inter-ethnic and inter-religious relations in the island nation at the Southern tip of India? Will there be a renewed civil war? How will it affect South India and the South Asia region?
What was the agenda of the Belt and Road Forum 2019 attended by 37 world leaders including Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing? What did President Xi Jinping, Prime Minister Imran Khan, and other world leaders say at this summit? How will this the next phase of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a flagship project of BRI? How will concerns ranging from debt sustainability and inclusive growth to environmental impact be addressed?
Viewpoint From Overseas host Faraz Darvesh discusses these questions with Misbah Azam and Riaz Haq (www.riazhaq.com)
Tags: China, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Terrorism, Belt Road, CPEC, Xi Jinping, Imran Khan, Faraz Darvesh, Riaz Haq, Misbah Azam