Bambawale said India should grab the opportunity of being part of an expanded G7 if it comes its way and not worry about who has been included and who is not.
The 73-day long standoff ended on August 28 last year after China agreed to halt the road building activities at Dokalam in Sikkim Section.
Doklam standoff: Important to not change status quo at sensitive points at India-China border, says Indian envoy
The 73-day standoff at Doklam in Sikkim where Chinese military attempted to build a road close to Chicken Neck corridor has sparked a new round of tensions at the border.
India today also demanded from Pakistan a certified copy of the chargesheet as well as the army court order in the case, besides seeking consular access to the retired Indian navy officer.
The Indian side also conveyed that it will appeal the order and is studying the Pakistan Army Act for the same.