Enhancing China's Overseas Investment Image through Public Diplomacy

Media Coverage | December 12, 2018

EWI Fellow Bhagya Senaratne has been featured in the China Institute of International Studies' (CIIS) latest journal No.72, September/October 2018. In her piece, "Enhancing China's Overseas Investment Image through Public Diplomacy," she argues that the success of the Belt and Road Initiative lies in it being able to harness support from the local public. In the face of skeptical voice about Chinese investment in Sri Lanka, it is high time for the Chinese government to project a positive image by initiating a well thought out public diplomacy campaign and create a culture of mutual trust, mutual understanding, mutual assistance and constant communication

The article originally was published here on the CIIS website.

Click here to read the full piece (pages 166-180).