China-South Asia Think Tank Forum-2016 was held in Kunming, China. President, BIPSS, Major General ANM Muniruzzaman (retd.) was a delegate to the forum and was also invited to give a keynote address at the inaugural session. The subject of his address was titled “The 21st Century Maritime Silk Route: New Hopes and Opportunities”. The Forum discussed on various aspects of One Belt and One Road, with a special focus on building economic corridors. This year’s forum was attended by leading think tank heads of South Asia, observers from Southeast Asia and Chinese academics and policy makers.