New Delhi, May 29: Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to be in India later this year for the second Informal Summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
In response to news reports appearing in a section of the media on the next Informal Summit between India and China, the MEA spokesperson said: "During the first Informal Summit in Wuhan, Chinese President Xi had accepted the invitation of PM Modi to visit India for the next Informal Summit in 2019."
MEA spokesman, however said, "The two sides are in touch, through diplomatic channels, to finalise the date and venue for the meeting". Details about the visit will be announced in due course after the details are finalized, he said.
The first Informal Summit between Modi and Chinese President took place in Wuhan in Hubei province in China on April 27-28, 2018 heralding a new vista in bilateral relations between two countries.