IDF Analysis of IFR and China’s meteoric rise which is turning the world Bi-Polar & 30% of China’s BRI will succeed as China’s vehicle of Globalisation and 70% will enable China’s Global ambition like the Marshall Plan did for USA with debt diplomacy.
PLA chose an International Fleet Review (IFR) to celebrate PLA’s 70th Anniversary and 7200 ton Type 15A INS Kolkata (Capt Arya widely shown on Chinese TV) and tanker Shakti entered Qingdao on 21st April to participate in the Celebrations and naval Reps were addressed by President Xi Jinping who reviewed the 64 ships (25 foreign and rest Chinese) and 40 aircraft on 23rd on a terribly hazy morning but cameras did a good job to show every ship as Xi shouted BZs in Mandarin. The Indian Ambassador to China, Shri Vikram Misri, hosted a reception onboard INS Kolkata for dignitaries, and officers of PLA (Navy) and delegations participating in the IFR. Navy’s receptions are very good and appreciated. Continue reading