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Business Standard Xi Jinping leaves for Chennai for second informal summit with PM Modi

Later in the evening, Xi will meet Modi and hold talks on a host of issues in a relaxed atmosphere at the historic tourist town of Mamallapuram


International News Chinese President Xi Jinping left for India on Friday morning for the second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. He will arrive at Tamil Nadu capital Chennai late afternoon. Later in the evening, Xi will meet Modi and hold talks on a host of issues in a relaxed atmosphere at the historic tourist town of Mamallapuram. After an overnight meeting, the two leaders are scheduled to meet again on Saturday to continue the discussions.The Chinese President is due to leave for Nepal on Saturday afternoon. This is the second informal summit between Xi and Modi. Their first informal meeting at the Chinese city of Wuhan last year resulted in normalisation of the relations between the two countries after the 2017 Doklam standoff. State-run Xinhua news agency reported that Xi left for Chennai this morning. His entourage includes Ding Xuexiang, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC), member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, and director of the General Office of the CPC, Yang Jiechi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and He Lifeng, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and head of the National Development and Reform Commission. Ahead of the summit, the state media said the Modi-Xi meeting would focus more on how to move beyond the past and present differences to forge a cooperative partnership....Read More

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Xi Jinping leaves for Chennai for second informal summit with PM Modi  

Xi Jinping leaves for Chennai for second informal summit with PM Modi

Xi Jinping leaves for Chennai for second informal summit with PM Modi  

Xi Jinping leaves for Chennai for second informal summit with PM Modi

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