PM Narendra Modi Pitches for Increase in Strategic Trust With China

PM Narendra Modi Pitches for Increase in Strategic Trust With China

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for increase in strategic trust and maintenance of peace and tranquility on the border to promote overall ties with China.

He made the remarks while meeting General Fan Changlong, Vice Chairman of Central Military Commission of China in New Delhi.

The general briefed PM Modi on growing military-to-military relations between India and China, a PMO statement said.

The Prime Minister said "it is important to enhance strategic trust and maintain peace and tranquility in the border areas, in order to promote overall bilateral ties," according to the statement.

PM Modi welcomed the steps taken to strengthen military cooperation between India and China. He welcomed the participation of PLA Navy in the International Fleet Review to be held in India in 2016, the statement said.