RDI's Purpose and Function
The purpose of establishing RDI is to pool resources and expertise from various think tanks, government entities, global consultancy firms, political parties and media outlets to collaborate on issues of mutual interest through an effective platform to ensure coordination and swift communication.
An initial work plan has been drafted and is presently under review. Research and Development International aims to formulate a China-Pakistan Experts Panel comprising of political leaders, researchers, business entrepreneurs and consultants. The panel, co-chaired by Senator Mushahid Hussain and Madam Zhao Baige, would provide consultation and related services on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in particular and the One Belt, One Road Initiative in general.