"Change" and "Constant" in International Relations: A Case Study Based on the China-Bangladesh Perspective

Muhammad Al Amin *

Institute of South Asian Studies, Sichuan University, China.

Saydur Rahman Nion

School of Public Administration, Hohai University, China.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


This paper has been prepared based on secondary data. The China and Bangladesh diplomatic relations were established in 1975. Since then, the relationship between China and Bangladesh has been going high. The China-Bangladesh relationship reached a new level with China's President Xi Jinping's two-day historic visit to Bangladesh in October 2016. Which was widely dubbed a "historic state visit," the start of a "new horizon," or "a new historical starting point" of China and Bangladesh relations. There is a lot of history in the thousand-year-old friendship between China and Bangladesh. The relationship between Sino and Bangladesh is changing very fast after the twenty-first century. But also, there has a constant relation between China and Bangladesh. In this paper, we tried to explain the thousand-year-old friendship between the two countries and explore the "Change" and the "Constant" in international relations based on the China and Bangladesh perspective.

Keywords: Change and constant, international relations, Sino, Bangladesh

How to Cite

Amin , M. A., & Nion , S. R. (2023). "Change" and "Constant" in International Relations: A Case Study Based on the China-Bangladesh Perspective. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 17(4), 46–54. https://doi.org/10.9734/sajsse/2023/v17i4645


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