PM Modi, Xi Jinping set to meet on G20 sidelines in Argentina on November, says Chinese envoy

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 15 October 2018, 12:48 PM
PM Modi, Xi Jinping to meet on G20 sidelines in Argentina on November, says Chinese envoy
PM Modi, Xi Jinping to meet on G20 sidelines in Argentina on November, says Chinese envoy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Argentina to be held in November, said Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui on Monday.

Luo revealed the plans while speaking at the inauguration of the first Joint India-China Training Programme for Afghan diplomats in New Delhi and added that the even was the initial steps in Sino-India cooperation on Afghanistan and this step will deepen the relation in future.

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Prime Minister Modi and President Xi will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit in November, the Chinese envoy said.

Earlier, PM Modi and Xi have met twice following their informal summit in Wuhan – at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in June in Qingdao, China and at the BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa in July.

Luo added that China’s state counsellor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi is also scheduled to visit India in December for the launch of the first India-China high level people to people exchanges mechanism.

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The first India-China Joint Training Programme for Afghan diplomats started on Monday and will continue till October 26, as per the Ministry of External Affairs.

First Published: Monday, October 15, 2018 12:48 PM
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