Modi-Xi discuss key issues in Mahabs

Saturday saw India-China Second Informal Summit discuss few things as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held meeting in Kovalam. 

Jinping was received by Modi. Modi, said,'There have been deep cultural and trade relations between China and Tamilnadu. For most part of the last 2,000 years, India and China have been economic powers. 

The first informal summit between India and China last year in Wuhan led to fresh stability in our relations and gave a fresh momentum and trust in our relations. Strategic communication between our two countries has also increased,'he said.

On his part, Jinping said the summit was a very memorable experience for him. You (Modi) and I have engaged in candid conversation as friends, heart to heart discussions on bilateral relations. I am happy and have enjoyed our conversations and I look forward to more of such conversations. I hope our conversation today will bring more such meetings,'he added.

National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Chinese delegates were present during the delegation level meeting.