Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India from October 11 to 12


NEW DELHI: Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India from October 11 to 12 to take part in the 2nd informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are slated to meet at the coastal town of Mamallapuram, about 50 km from Chennai.

Police have made elaborate security arrangements in and around the city in view of the meeting.

During the Informal Summit, they are expected to hold comprehensive talks on a host of issues concerning the bilateral relations and exchange views on regional and international issues.

"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 2nd Informal Summit," the External Affairs Ministry on Wednesday announced.

The External Affairs Ministry added that the Informal Summit will provide an opportunity for the two leaders to continue their discussions on overarching issues of bilateral, regional and global importance, and the two countries will exchange views on deepening India-China Closer Development Partnership.

This is the 2nd informal summit between Modi and Xi. The first one was held last year at the Chinese city of Wuhan.


With inputs from PTI

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