Jagannath Panda was interviewed by DW on how China is driving Indian and U.S. engagement in the Pacific Islands
May 30, 2023: Jagannath Panda, Head of the Stockholm Center for South Asian and Indo-Pacific Affairs, was interviewed by Deutsche Welle on how China is driving Indian and U.S. engagement in the Pacific Islands.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised support in a meeting with leaders of 14 Pacific island states in Papua New Guinea. The Indian leader arrived earlier to a special welcome from Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape. Modi in his subsequent meeting with leaders of Pacific Island states assured cooperation in areas such as digital and space technology, climate change and environment protection.