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pm modi to visit china on april 27-28 for summit talks with president xi jinping


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: april 22, 2018 5:58:49 pm pm narendra modi to visit china for summit talks with president xi jinping from april 27 to 28. (source: ap/file)prime minister narendra modi will visit china for an informal summit with president xi jinping from april 27 to 28 in wuhan, said chinese foreign minister wang yi. “we will make sure that the informal summit (between pm modi and president jinping) will be a complete success and a milestone in china-india relations,” wang yi said while addressing a joint presser with external affairs minister sushma swaraj in beijing.the informal summit is aimed at exchanging views on bilateral and international matters and to enhance mutual communication between the two leaders, wang yi said. “the two leaders wi...






modi-xi will ‘definitely’ meet during sco summit: india’s envoy


by: pti | beijing | published: march 24, 2018 7:02 pm prime minister narendra modi with chinese president xi jinping (source: ap) top newsprime minister narendra modi will visit china to take part in the sco summit in june during which there will “definitely” be a bilateral meeting between him and president xi jinping, india’s envoy gautam bambawale has said. the shanghai cooperation organisation (sco), a china-dominated security grouping, is increasingly seen as a counterweight to nato. the sco summit is due to be held in the chinese city of qingdao from june 9-10.in an interview to hong kong-based south china morning post, bambawale said: “during that (sco summit), we will definitely have a bilateral meeting between prime minister modi and president xi jinping. and before t...






doklam stand-off: atmosphere not right for xi-modi talks at g20, says china


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: july 6, 2017 3:30 pm prime minister narendra modi and chinese president xi jinping. (pti photo. files)related newsthe atmosphere is not right for a bilateral meeting between chinese president xi jinping and prime minister narendra modi at the upcoming g20 summit, the chinese foreign ministry said ahead of the g20 summit in hamburg.amid an ongoing standoff between the indian and chinese armies in the sikkim section, modi and jinping will be in germany for the summit talks. according to a pti report, indian sources in new delhi said a meeting of brics leaders will take place on the sidelines of g20 summit tomorrow which is expected to have the presence of, among others, modi and xi, suggesting that there was no bilateral meeting between t...






doklam: chinese president, premier may visit india this year as both nations mak


the forward-looking approach adopted by india and china after the doklam standoff could see top leaders from beijing visiting delhi this year. senior officials here don’t rule out a trip to india by chinese president xi jinping or premier li keqiang. with prime minister narendra modi set to visit china in june for the shanghai cooperation organisation (sco) summit — his fourth visit to the neighbouring country since 2015 — it is widely expected that a top leader from china could also visit india this year, people familiar with the developments said. et had first reported that modi would visit china for the sco summit. while the pm was in china on a bilateral trip in 2015, it was the g-20 summit that took him there in 2016, followed by the brics summit last year. ...






brics summit: pm narendra modi to hold talks with chinese president xi jinping


by: ani | xiamen | published:september 5, 2017 8:41 am in this photo released by xinhua news agency, chinese president xi jinping, right, shakes hands with indian prime minister narendra modi at the brics summit in xiamen in southeastern china’s fujian province, monday. (ap/pti)related newsprime minister narendra modi will hold extensive talks on bilateral ties with chinese president xi jinping on the sidelines of the brics summit at the xiamen international conference centre on tuesday.the prime minister and other leaders of the brics bloc adopted the xiamen declaration at the ninth edition of brics summit on monday.the leaders of brics – a grouping of brazil, russia, india, china and south africa, for the first time, named pakistan-based groups like lashkar-e-taiba, jaish-e-moha...






modi xi meet: modi-xi to chart a new course for india-china ties at wuhan summit


beijing: prime minister narendra modi and chinese president xi jinping will hold a summit in china's wuhan city from april 27 to 28 for a "heart-to-heart" chat to explore a new paradigm for india-china ties and find ways to address the contentious issues like the border dispute. conceived on the lines of the ice-breaking visit undertaken by late prime minister rajiv gandhi in 1988 and his far-reaching talks with china's paramount leader deng xiaoping, setting a new tone for the relations after the 1962 war, the xi-modi dialogue in the central chinese city of wuhan was aimed at working a new paradigm for the bilateral relations for the next 15 years, informed sources told news agency pti. at the "informal summit" with a few officials and aides at a picturesque location, the ...






china: pm modi and xi won't meet in hamburg for g20 summit after china rules out


beijing: china today said the "atmosphere" was "not right" for a bilateral meeting between prime minister narendra modi and president xi jinping on the sidelines of the g20 summit in hamburg, amidst a standoff between the armies of the two countries in the sikkim section. the "atmosphere is not right" for a bilateral meeting between president xi and prime minister modi, chinese foreign ministry officials said ahead of the g20 summit in the german city of hamburg from tomorrow. however, indian sources in new delhi said a meeting of brics leaders will take place on the sidelines of g20 summit tomorrow which is expected to have the presence of, among others, modi and xi, suggesting that there was no bilateral meeting between the two leaders scheduled in hamburg. china and india have bee...






modi leaves on a five-day visit to china, myanmar


says he is looking forward to productive discussions and positive outcomes at the brics summitin this oct. 16, 2016, file photo, indian prime minister narendra modi, left, talks with chinese president xi jinping shake hands with leaders at the brics summit in goa, india.new delhi: prime minister narendra modi on sunday left on a three-day visit to china to attend the brics summit which he hoped would support the agenda for a stronger partnership among the member countries, amid strain in sino-india ties over a host of issues.on the second leg of his five-day tour, modi will travel to myanmar for his first bilateral visit aimed at charting a road map for closer cooperation between the two countries in areas which include security and counter-terrorism.in a statement yesterday, the prime min






live updates: pm modi congratulates xi jinping for successful execution of brics


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: september 5, 2017 11:19 am chinese president xi jinping, and prime minister narendra modi at the dialogue of emerging market and developing countries on the sideline of the brics summit in xiamen, china. (source: pool photo via ap)related newson the third day of xiamen brics summit, one of the important agendas on prime minister narendra modi’s list is his meeting with chinese president xi jinping. the two leaders had last met at the informal gathering of brics leaders during the g20 hamburg summit, in july. the talks hold special significance since they come immediately after the two countries resolved the two-and-half-month border standoff at doklam.earlier in the day, modi also spoke at the dialogue of emerging market and developing co...






brics: china indicates xi will meet modi on sidelines of brics


china today indicated that there will be a meeting between president xi jinping and prime minister narendra modi on the sidelines of on-going brics summit at xiamen, but declined to say whether the dokalam issue will figure in their talks."i believe my colleagues have said from this podium that as a host china will arrange meetings with participating leaders," foreign ministry spokesperson geng shuang told the media here, replying to a question about a possible modi-xi meeting.geng did not specify when the meeting would be held.prime minister modi is in xiamen to attend the annual summit of brics - brazil, russia, india, china and south africa - a grouping of the five emerging economies.the summit attended by modi along with leaders of the five countries is due to end tomorrow.geng evade..






astana sco summit: pm modi meets chinese president xi jinping, calls for respect


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: june 9, 2017 6:16 pm astana: prime minister narendra modi met with chinese president xi jinping on the sidelines of the sco summit in astana, kazakhstan on friday. (source: pti photo)related newsprime minister narendra modi on friday met with chinese president xi jinping on the sidelines of two-day shanghai cooperation organisation (sco) in kazakhstan capital astana. modi held cordial talks with jinping amid tensions between the two countries over a number of issues including china-pakistan economic corridor (cpec) and nsg (nuclear suppliers group) and underscored the need to respect each other’s core concerns and appropriately handle the disputes. the two ministers are meeting for the first time after india boycotted the high-profile be...






before pm modi's china visit next week, new delhi expects tensions to ease


new delhi: india expects the recent tension in its ties with china to ease before prime minister narendra modi travels next week to southeastern coastal city xiamen for the brics summit. positive signals from the hosts ahead of the september 3-5 summit could help set the agenda for talks between prime minister modi and chinese president xi jinping on the sidelines of the five-nation meeting being held amid the continued rhetoric from beijing on dokalam. talks between the two leaders could help ease the row at the crucial tri-junction near sikkim, strategic observers told et. while there are no early signals of tensions being defused immediately, there is a possibility that the prime minister’s forthcoming visit could begin the process for a thaw in ties that have remained frosty since mi..






pm modi, xi jinping put doklam flare up behind, agree to move on: top developmen


by: express web desk | new delhi | published:september 5, 2017 9:06 pm in this photo released by china’s xinhua news agency, indian prime minister narendra modi, left, and china’s president xi jinping shake hands as they pose for a photo during a meeting on the sidelines of the brics summit in xiamen in southeastern china’s fujian province, tuesday, sept. 5, 2017. (source: ap/pti)related newsdays after the doklam standoff was defused, india and china on tuesday agreed to move forward in their ties with prime minister narendra modi describing the meeting with chinese president xi jinping on the sidelines of the brics summit as “fruitful”. on the other hand, xi told pm modi that he wants to put the relationship between the two asian giants on the “right track”. during the...






doklam stand-off: atmosphere not right for xi-modi talks at g20, says china


by: express web desk | new delhi | published:july 6, 2017 2:24 pm in june, china has alleged that india has wrongly constructed a road at the indo-sino border leading to the doklam plateau, which is a disputed territory.related newsthe atmosphere is not right for a bilateral meeting between chinese president xi jinping and prime minister narendra modi at the upcoming g20 summit, the chinese foreign ministry said ahead of the g20 summit in hamburg.amid an ongoing stand-off between the indian and chinese armies in the sikkim section, modi and jinping will be in germany for the summit talks.  chinese foreign ministry spokesman geng shuang expressed hope that “india can immediately withdraw the border troops the indian side of the boundary to uphold the peace and tranquillity of the c...






china’s xi jinping talks to donald trump about korea nuclear issue


by: reuters | beijing | published:september 6, 2017 9:52 pm us president donald trump, left, and china’s president xi jinping arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the g-20 summit in hamburg, germany (ap photo)related newschina is focused on solving the korean peninsula nuclear issue through talks and peaceful means, chinese president xi jinping told us president donald trump in a telephone call on wednesday, according to china’s official xinhua news agency. xi also told trump that china attaches importance to trump’s visit to china later this year, xinhua said.for all the latest world news, download indian express appmore related news






narendra modi: pm modi meets chinese president xi jinping on sco sidelines | ind


astana/new delhi: prime minister narendra modi on friday met president xi jinping in astana, kazakhstan and thanked him for china's support for india's full membership in the shanghai cooperation organisation(sco)+ . "i got the opportunity to meet you again during the sco summit. i am grateful to you for your efforts and support for india's sco membership," pm modi told the chinese president. this is the first modi-xi meeting this year. the meet comes soon after india's boycott of the obor+ conference which was attended by russian president vladimir putin. india abstained from the summit to highlight its concerns over the china-pakistan economic corridor which is part of the belt and road initiative (bri) and passes through gilgit and baltistan, a reg...






obama to meet with xi jinping, narendra modi on visits to china, india and franc


president barack obama and chinese president xi jinping meet at the u.s. ambassador's residence in the hague in 2014, ahead of a nuclear security summit. (saul loeb/afp/getty images)former president barack obama has embarked on a three-nation tour with stops in china, india and france, during which he will meet with chinese president xi jinping and indian prime minister narendra modi, his office announced tuesday.the tour comes just two weeks after president trump held a summit with xi in beijing and days after trump's daughter, ivanka, a white house adviser, participated in a global economic summit in hyderabad, india.obama opened his trip tuesday in shanghai, where he held private meetings and spoke at a trade summit. on wednesday, he will participate in an education summit in beijin...






china: pm modi and xi won't meet in hamburg for g20 summit after china rules out


china today said the "atmosphere" was "not right" for a bilateral meeting between prime minister narendra modi and president xi jinping on the sidelines of the g20 summit in hamburg, amidst a standoff between the armies of the two countries in the sikkim section. "the atmosphere is not right for a bilateral meeting between president xi and prime minister modi," a chinese foreign ministry official said ahead of the g20 summit in the german city of hamburg from tomorrow. china and india have been engaged in a standoff in the dokalam area near the bhutan tri-junction for past 19 days after a chinese army's construction party attempted to build a road. doka la is the indian name for the region which bhutan recognises as dokalam, while china claims it as part of its donglang region. ther...






brics: pm modi to attend brics summit in china | india news


new delhi: prime minister narendra modi will travel to xiamen in china to attend the brics summit which will be held from september 3-5, the ministry of external affairs said on tuesday. the announcement of modi's visit comes a day after india and china ended their 73-day standoff in dokalam by withdrawing their troops from the area. "at the invitation of the president of people's republic of china, prime minister narendra modi will visit xiamen in china's fujian province during september 3-5, 2017 to attend the 9th brics summit," mea said. from china, the prime minister will travel to myanmar for a state visit from september 5 to 7 at the invitation of myanmar president u htin kyaw. it will be modi's first bilateral state visit to myanmar. ...






china could benefit from trump-modi summit: report


by: pti | beijing | published:june 23, 2017 6:06 pm president donald trump and pm narendra modi.top newsahead of prime minister narendra modi’s visit to the us, the chinese official media on friday said any gains made by him in his talks with president donald trump, on immigration and climate change will also benefit china. “it will be interesting to see how modi’s visit to the us will influence the two countries’ bilateral economic ties,” an article in the state-run global times said.“chinese people will take a close look at the summit because some of the issues also concern china’s interests,” it said. “for instance, trump is reforming us immigration policies, including the h1b visa, a type of visa whose biggest and second-biggest recipients are india and china, re...






at us-china summit, donald trump presses xi jinping on trade, north korea; progr


by: reuters | palm beach | published:april 8, 2017 7:18 am us president donald trump and chinese president xi jinping shake hands during a dinner at mar-a-lago, thursday, april 6, 2017, in palm beach, fla. (ap/ pti)president donald trump pressed chinese president xi jinping to do more to curb north korea’s nuclear program and help reduce the gaping u.s. trade deficit with beijing in talks on friday, even as he toned down the strident anti-china rhetoric of his election campaign. trump spoke publicly of progress on a range of issues in his first u.s.-china summit – as did several of his top aides – but they provided few concrete specifics other than china’s agreement to work together to narrow disagreements and find common ground for cooperation.as the two leaders wrapped up a ...






narendra modi, xi jinping expected to meet on sidelines of sco summit in astana


by: pti | beijing | published:june 6, 2017 8:56 pm file photo: prime minister narendra modi and chinese president xi jinping (source: pti/shahbaz khan)top newsprime minister narendra modi and chinese president xi jinping are expected to meet this week on the sidelines of sco summit in astana, amid growing differences between the two countries over a host of issues including the china-pakistan economic corridor and nsg. efforts were on through diplomatic channels to arrange a meeting between the two leaders, informed sources told pti here.the summit of the shanghai cooperation organisation (sco) being held on june 8-9 in astana, the capital of kazakhstan, is special for india as it would be formally admitted into the china dominated six-nation grouping along with pakistan.till now chin...






xiamen brics summit in china: xi jinping sets stage for talks with pm modi tomor


written by shubhajit roy , apurva | xiamen | updated: september 4, 2017 3:20 am prime minister narendra modi and chinese president xi jinping. (ap photo/manish swarup, file)related newstwo days before prime minister narendra modi is scheduled to meet chinese president xi jinping, sources indicated that new delhi is willing to “move on” after the doklam border stand-off and work towards normalising the relationship. modi and xi are likely to meet at noon on tuesday, just before the prime minister heads off to myanmar after the brics summit. the bilateral meeting is likely to focus on repairing the damage done to the relationship, and would dwell on “confidence-building” measures, after the tense stand-off where the rhetoric coming out of beijing was perceived to be extr...






obama to meet with xi jinping, narendra modi on visits to china, india and franc


president barack obama and chinese president xi jinping meet at the u.s. ambassador's residence in the hague in 2014, ahead of a nuclear security summit. (saul loeb/afp/getty images)former president barack obama has embarked on a three-nation tour with stops in china, india and france, during which he will meet with chinese president xi jinping and indian prime minister narendra modi, his office announced tuesday.the tour comes just two weeks after president trump held a summit with xi in beijing and days after trump's daughter, ivanka, a white house adviser, participated in a global economic summit in hyderabad, india.obama was scheduled to open his trip tuesday in shanghai, where he will hold private meetings and speak at a trade summit. on wednesday, he will participate in an educ...






xiamen brics summit: xi jinping looks to send message, pm modi mentions peace


written by shubhajit roy , apurva | xiamen | updated: september 3, 2017 2:55 am copies of the book xi jinping: the governance of china on sale at the brics summit venue on saturday. reutersrelated newsit was on june 1, 1985, his 32nd birthday, that xi jinping had come to xiamen to become its vice-mayor. this coastal city in south-eastern china — located off the south china sea and opposite taiwan — was identified as one of china’s special economic zones and xi took it upon himself to develop the place economically, thus making a mark in one of his early political assignments. more than 32 years later, xiamen, now a booming and bustling urban centre, will be the stage as xi, china’s powerful president, hosts the brics business forum and brics summit, over the next three...






xi jinping: narendra modi likely to meet xi jinping on sidelines of g-20 summit


new delhi: brics could prove to be an ice-breaker between india and china with five leaders of this group scheduled to meet in hamburg on july 7 on the sidelines of g-20 summit followed by a meeting of five nsas in china on july 27-28. amid the backdrop of a sino-indian standoff along the sikkim border which shows no signs of abating, a meeting of brics leaders has been scheduled on the sidelines of the global summit in germany on july 7. prime minister narendra modi is scheduled to reach hamburg from israel on the night of july 6 and could also meet chinese president xi jinping separately during the g-20 summit. the two leaders had a “very good meeting” on the sidelines of sco summit on june 9 in astana which was ironically followed by pla action along the borders of sikkim and in bhu...






china hopeful of getting support for successful brics summit


by: pti | beijing | published:august 29, 2017 4:35 pm in this oct. 16, 2016, file photo, indian prime minister narendra modi, left, talks with chinese president xi jinping shake hands with leaders at the brics summit in goa, india (ap photo)related newschina on tuesday hoped that all brics nations will play a role for the success of the grouping’s upcoming summit in xiamen, a day after india and china agreed to disengage their soldiers to end the doklam standoff. india and china yesterday ended their 73-day standoff in doklam by withdrawing their troops from the area, a diplomatic breakthrough that came just days before the brics (brazil, russia, india, china and south africa) summit hosted by china.prime minister narendra modi will travel to xiamen to attend the summit from septemb...






narendra modi: pm modi meets chinese president xi jinping on sco sidelines | ind


astana/new delhi: prime minister narendra modi on friday met president xi jinping in astana, kazakhstan and thanked him for china's support for india's full membership in the shanghai cooperation organisation(sco)+ . "i got the opportunity to meet you again during the sco summit. i am grateful to you for your efforts and support for india's sco membership," pm modi told the chinese president. read this story in bengali"we spoke about india-china relations and how to further improve ties," modi tweeted after his meeting with xi, who is also the general secretary of the ruling communist party of china. this is the first modi-xi meeting this year. the meet comes soon after india's boycott of the obor+ conference which was attended by russian president ...






narendra modi: china hints at pm narendra modi-xi jinping bilateral meet


beijing: china on thursday hinted that indian prime minister narendra modi and chinese president xi jinping are likely to meet on the sidelines of the brics summit next week. asked if the two leaders will meet, foreign ministry spokesperson hua chunying said: "during multilateral meetings, arranging bilateral meetings is practice. if time allows, china will make proper arrangements." a modi-xi meeting, if it happens, will follow the resolution of the over two-month military stand-off border row which had plunged ties between the two countries to a new low. the annual summit of the brics begins at the chinese city xiamen on september 3. this will be their third meeting between modi and xi this year. their last bilateral meet was during the shanghai cooperation organisation meet at astana ..






pm narendra modi to visit china, myanmar next week


new delhi: with the doklam standoff resolved, prime minister narendra modi heads to china next week to attend the brics summit in fujian province and also visit myanmar on the way back, the external affairs ministry said on tuesday. according to a statement issued here, modi will visit xiamen in fujian province from september 3 to 5 to attend the 9th brics (brazil, russia, india, china, south africa) summit. india and china ended their over 70-day-long tense standoff in doklam on monday with both agreeing to withdraw troops from the disputed region ahead of the brics summit. modi will pay a state visit to myanmar from september 5 to 7 on the invitation of myanmar president u htin kyaw. this will be prime minister modi's first bilateral state visit to myanmar. during the visit, modi will h.






at us-china summit, trump presses xi on trade, n. korea; progress cited


by: reuters | palm beach | updated: april 8, 2017 6:27 pm u.s. president donald trump (l) and china’s president xi jinping walk along the front patio of the mar-a-lago estate after a bilateral meeting in palm beach, florida, u.s., april 7, 2017. (reuters/carlos barria)president donald trump pressed chinese president xi jinping to do more to curb north korea’s nuclear program and help reduce the gaping u.s. trade deficit with beijing in talks on friday, even as he toned down the strident anti-china rhetoric of his election campaign. trump spoke publicly of progress on a range of issues in his first u.s.-china summit – as did several of his top aides – but they provided few concrete specifics other than china’s agreement to work together to narrow disagreements and find common...






pm modi meets chinese president xi jinping, calls for respecting each other’s co


by: express web desk | new delhi | updated: june 9, 2017 7:37 pm astana: prime minister narendra modi met with chinese president xi jinping on the sidelines of the sco summit in astana, kazakhstan on friday. (source: pti photo)related newsprime minister narendra modi on friday met with chinese president xi jinping on the sidelines of two-day shanghai cooperation organisation (sco) in kazakhstan capital astana. modi held cordial talks with jinping amid tensions between the two countries over a number of issues including china-pakistan economic corridor (cpec) and nsg (nuclear suppliers group) and underscored the need to respect each other’s core concerns and appropriately handle the disputes. the two ministers are meeting for the first time after india boycotted the high-profile be...






pm narendra modi meets chinese president xi jinping at sco summit


by: express web desk | new delhi | published:june 9, 2017 10:47 am this is their first meeting after india skipped beijing’s ambitious the belt and road summit in may (source: file photo)prime minister narendra modi said on friday that india was grateful for china’s support in the shanghai cooperation organisation membership. “got the opportunity to meet chinese president xi jinping again during sco summit, grateful to you for your efforts and support for india’s sco membership,” he was quoted as saying by ani.this is their first meeting after india skipped beijing’s ambitious the belt and road summit in may as a mark of protest against the china pakistan economic corridor which will go through pakistan-occupied kashmir (pok).the 17th sco summit holds special significance...






here's what chinese president xi jinping told pm narendra modi after watching da


aamir khan starrer dangal which has set records at the box office in india as well as in china, has added another feather in the cap. chinese president xi jinping told prime minister narendra modi that he watched aamir khan- starrer sports drama bollywood film dangal and liked it.dangal, which was released in china on may 5, has broken several records in the chinese movie industry and raked up over rs 1,100 crore.it became only the 33rd film in china to cross a whopping collection of one billion yuan (usd 147 million). it continues to play in over 7,000 screens across china.xi said dangal is doing well in china and he himself watched it, foreign secretary s jaishankar said after the talks between the two leaders on the sidelines of the annual summit of the shanghai cooperation organisation






brics summit: all eyes on pm narendra modi and xi jinping at brics summit


new delhi: being held in the shadow of doklam border standoff that led to tensions for 75 days between two of the five members of the brics the forthcoming summit in xiamen (sep 3-5) has a special significance. while all eyes will be on the meeting between pm narendra modi and chinese president xi jinping, india at the summit will yet again reiterate demand for concrete measures against terror infrastructure in af-pak region and seek broader action plan against worldwide extremism. the mea on friday hinted that relevant global challenges including terror are on the table from the indian side for the summit. when asked about china's comment on thursday that it will not be appropriate to discuss pakistan's counter-terrorism records at the brics summit at xiamen, mea spokesperson raveesh ku..






sri lanka pm ranil wickremesinghe arrives in china for one belt one road summit


by: pti | beijing | published:may 13, 2017 6:30 pm the sri lankan prime minister ranil wickremesinghe. (source: ap)sri lanka’s prime minister ranil wickremesinghe arrived in beijing on saturday to attend china’s high-profile belt and road summit beginning tomorrow. wickremesinghe left for the chinese capital immediately after seeing off india’s prime minister narendra modi at the end of his two-day visit to sri lanka last evening. wickremesinghe will hold talks with chinese president xi jinping and prime minister li xiang on a host of bilateral issues, his office has said. analysts here say wickremesinghe’s beijing visit has gained significance as india has chosen to stay away from the summit, citing sovereignty concerns related to the china-pakistan economic corridor (cpec)....