The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mamallapuram is expected to focus on taking forward bilateral ties. Chinese president will arrive in Chennai on Friday afternoon and will leave the next day.
The focus of the talks will be to ensure mutual development and expanding overall ties, diplomatic sources said. Officials involved in preparations for the informal summit said Xi will stay for around 24 hours in India. The main informal summit is likely to take place on Saturday morning.