Modi gets highest level reception in Xian

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping of People's Republic of China hold delegation level talks at Xi'an, China
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping of People’s Republic of China hold delegation level talks at Xi’an, China [Photo: Shiv Raj, Photo Division]
Xian ( People’s Republic of China): Prime Minister Narenda Modi was given the highest level reception on arrival here this morning.

Ahead of his 3-day China visit, Modi had tweeted: “I am confident my visit will lay the foundation for further enhancing economic co-operation with China in a wide range of sectors,” he tweeted last week.

On the opening day of his 3-day china visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping of People’s Republic of China held delegation level talks here – the hometown of President Xi Jinping.

Prime Minister visits Daxingshan temple in Xian, China Photo Courtesy : Shiv Raj / Photo Division
Prime Minister visits Daxingshan temple in Xian, China [Photo : Shiv Raj, Photo Division]
The Prime Minister also visited some places of cultural interest – some of them are very famous sites which are associated with Chinese history and civilisation.

He would travel from Xian to Beijing late in the evening on 14 May. On the 15th, he would be formally welcomed in Beijing by Premier Li Keqiang. He will be holding talks with the Premier and his delegation. We will also be signing a number of agreements at the conclusion of the talks.

Then the Prime Minister moves on to Shanghai. That is primarily a business stop. He would be having interaction with Chinese CEOs. He is addressing a business gathering.