Foreign Secy meets Chinese Minister, Discusses agenda for future bilateral meetings
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Foreign Secy meets Chinese Minister, Discusses agenda for future bilateral meetings

New Delhi, Dec 4: India and China on Tuesday held crucial bilateral engagement and reviewed the progress made in India-China relation since the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in April this year.

Foreign Secretary Shri Vijay Gokhale and Vice Foreign Minister of China Kong Xuanyou held consultations here and both sides reviewed the progress made in India-China bilateral relations since the informal summit.

According to an MEA statement here, Mr Gokhale and the Chinese Minister discussed the agenda for bilateral engagement in the coming months.

The two sides also exchanged views on regional and international issues of common interest, the release said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a very detailed discussion on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires on November 30.

Both the leaders also felt that "there have been positive improvements in border management", Foreign Secretary Gokhale has told reporters after the meeting in Buenos Aires.

Prime Minister Modi invited the Chinese leader for next year's informal Summit in India.

"Both of them reviewed the progress since Wuhan and both the leaders said there was progress made especially on economic side. Chinese President referred to enhanced import of rice and sugar from India," Mr Gokhale has said.

President Xi and PM Modi has met for the fourth time this year. (UNI)