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Xi Jinping to visit India from Friday

Chinese President will attend the second informal summit at Mamallapuram

By PTI in New Delhi
  • Published 9.10.19, 10:26 AM
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Xi Jinping (AP file photo)

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India from October 11 to 12 for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the external affairs ministry announced on Wednesday.

The ministry said the forthcoming Chennai informal summit would provide an opportunity for the two leaders to continue their discussions on overarching issues of bilateral, regional and global importance.

“At the invitation of the Prime Minister, the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping will be visiting Chennai, India, from October 11-12, 2019, for the second informal summit,” the ministry said.

The summit will be held in the coastal town of Mamallapuram.

During the summit, the two countries will exchange views on deepening India-China closer development partnership, the ministry said.