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Today, is the second day of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping informal talks being held in China.

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PM Modi In China: Today was the second day of his informal talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was on a two- day visit to China had arrived in the central Chinese city, Wuhan On Friday for the summit. He was warmly welcomed at the airport and later met Chinese President Xi Jinping who welcomed him with a warm shake hand and hosted a grand welcoming ceremony for him at the Hubei Provincial Museum. PM Modi was welcomed with a classical Chinese dance opera performance after which Chinese President Xi took him around some of the most historic art collections and cultural relics of China's ancient civilisation. After the museum walk one-on-one talks were held.

Today, the two leaders resumed their one-on-one talks. Their day began with a walk around the East Lake and then they went for a ride in a double decker boat and ended their first-ever informal summit with a one-on-one lunch.

The summit is stated to be unique as the two leaders have no pressure and obligation to strike any agreements nor make big announcements but focus mainly on candid discussions on solutions to some of the vexed problems like the boundary question and other issues.

Here are the highlights of PM Modi's China visit:

Apr 28, 2018 12:30 (IST)
On Border Issue, India And China Agree To Issue Guidelines To Build Trust: Top Diplomat
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said the two leaders underscored that it is important to maintain peace and tranquillity in all areas of the India-China border region.

On Border Issue, India And China Agree To Issue Guidelines To Build Trust: Top Diplomat
Apr 28, 2018 12:18 (IST)


Prime Minister Narendra Modi departs for Delhi from Wuhan.
Apr 28, 2018 12:14 (IST)


A special menu card has been designed for the private lunch hosted for PM Modi in Wuhan. The card has colors of Indian flag, along with the picture of national bird peacock. According to the sources, President Xi Jinping paid personal attention to small details.
Apr 28, 2018 11:32 (IST)
In Warn-Torn Afghanistan, A Joint India-China Economic Project
In a move that could upset Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to undertake a joint India-China economic project in Afghanistan at their first informal summit in Wuhan, official sources said.

In Warn-Torn Afghanistan, A Joint India-China Economic Project
Apr 28, 2018 11:21 (IST)
PM Modi posted a lot of pictures on twitter:

Apr 28, 2018 11:15 (IST)
Here's What PM Modi Gifted China's Xi On Day 1 Of "Informal" Meet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday gifted the paintings of a famous Chinese artist to China's President Xi Jinping.

Here's What PM Modi Gifted China's Xi On Day 1 Of 'Informal' Meet
Apr 28, 2018 11:03 (IST)
PM Modi, Xi Jinping "No Baggage" Informal Meet Praised By Chinese Media
The China Daily, in an opinion piece, said that the "heart-to-heart" communication between the two leaders on Friday reflected their deepened mutual chemistry.

PM Modi, Xi Jinping 'No Baggage' Informal Meet Praised By Chinese Media

Apr 28, 2018 10:55 (IST)
Watch: PM Modi, Xi Jinping Relish Bollywood Music In China
During one of the events lined up for the informal meet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping were seen enjoying an instrumental rendition of 1982 Bollywood song 'Tu, tu hai wahi dil ne jise apna kaha,' at Wuhan on Friday.

Watch: PM Modi, Xi Jinping Relish Bollywood Music In China
Apr 28, 2018 09:52 (IST)


Foreign secretary addresses media on the informal summit between PM Modi and China President Xi Jinping.

  • PM Modi is in Wuhan for the informal meeting with President Xi
  • Four of the meetings were one-to-one meeting
  • here are no agreements for announcements
  • There were discussions on bilateral issues of global importance
  • They discussed on trade, bilateral issues, strategic military relations
  • PM Modi discussed importance of bilateral trade. Also discussed to promote cultural, people to people relations
  • Proposals included moving ahead on spirituality, terms on building ties in films, environment etc
  • Xi shared his expressions on preservation of Yangtze river
  • On sports, performance on international level were discussed
  • How to strengthen tourism, holistic health was also discussed
Apr 28, 2018 09:50 (IST)
PM Modi, Xi Jinping had tea after a walk along East Lake in Wuhan.

Apr 28, 2018 09:34 (IST)


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping inside a house boat in Wuhan's East Lake.
Apr 28, 2018 09:08 (IST)
PM Modi and Xi Jinping take a boat ride after walking around the East Lake-side.
Apr 28, 2018 09:07 (IST)
"Great Opportunity", Says PM Modi In China, To End Visit With A 'Walk'
Xi Jinping sought to open a "new chapter" in India-China ties as he hosted Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a "informal" summit in Wuhan.

Apr 28, 2018 08:24 (IST)


PM Modi and Xi Jinping take a walk around the East Lake, which will be followed by a boat ride.
Apr 28, 2018 08:21 (IST)

Apr 28, 2018 08:04 (IST)


This morning, pictures of PM Modi's meeting with Xi Jinping were on the front pages of major Chinese newspapers.
Apr 28, 2018 07:56 (IST)
PM Modi and Chinese President XI Jinping enjoy an instrumental rendition of 1982 Bollywood song 'Tu, tu hai wahi dil ne jise apna kaha,' at an event in China's Wuhan on Friday.
Apr 28, 2018 07:36 (IST)
Next "Informal" Meet In India, PM Invites China's Xi Jinping
The "informal summit" between PM Modi and President Xi comes months after a standoff between Indian and Chinese forces in Doklam.

Next 'Informal' Meet In India, PM Invites China's Xi Jinping: 10 Facts
Apr 28, 2018 07:35 (IST)
  • PM Modi who is on a two-day visit to china, took a tour of Hubei provincial museum, held delegation level talks on the first day.
  • PM Modi said he would be happy to host President Xi for another such round of talks in India next year.
  • In his remarks at the delegation-level talks, PM Modi emphasized the global leadership role the "two major powers" India and China could play.
  • PM Modi proposed a five point agenda for bilateral ties - common vision, better communication, strong relationship, shared thought process and a shared resolve.