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President Xi Jinping to visit Chennai for 2nd Informal India-China Summit on October 11-12

Newsroom Post-English 2019-10-09 10:22:51

New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping will be visiting India from 11th to 12th October for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) issued a statement in which it said, “At the invitation of the Prime Minister, the President of the People’s Republic of China, HE Mr Xi Jinping will be visiting Chennai, India from October 11-12, 2019 for the 2nd Informal Summit.”

”The forthcoming Chennai Informal Summit will provide an opportunity for the two leaders to continue their discussions on overarching issues of bilateral, regional and global importance and to exchange views on deepening India-China Closer Development Partnership,” the MEA statement said.

Earlier, Chinese envoy to India Sun Weidong said, “Under the strategic guidance of our leaders, China-India ties made steady progress in recent past. Looking ahead, we should further unleash the positive effect of Wuhan informal summit, transmit leaders’ consensus to all level & gather positive energy for stronger bilateral ties.”