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Chinese President Xi Jinping in India

The three-day visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India began on a positive note on Wednesday with Mr. Xi and Prime Minister Narendra Modi sharing a rare bonhomie and the two countries signing 12 agreements on issues relating to infrastructure, railways and culture.



Key Points

  • India, China signed 12 agreements including cooperation in railways, outer space
  • Will begin process of discussion on civil nuclear energy cooperation that will bolster broader cooperation on energy security, said Modi
  • On the border issue, President Xi said, “Due to non-demarcation of the border, certain incidents take place but both countries have mechanisms to handle such incidents.”
  • Agreements on 2 Chinese industrial parks & commitment to $20 billion Chinese investments in 5 years signed
  • Pact on making Shanghai and Mumbai twin-cities signed
  • We (India, China) are emerging markets and should strive to achieve peaceful development: President Xi
  • President Xi officially invited PM Modi to visit China
  • 2015 will be called 'Visit India' year in China, and 2016 will be 'Visit China' in India
  • Two countries proposed cultural exchange programmes covering culture, education, tourism: President Xi
  • President Xi hopes for India's support in building relations with SAARC countries


> The Chinese Army has reportedly made a fresh incursion into the Chumar area of Jammu and Kashmir. The standoff in Demchok in Ladakh where Chinese nomads — Rebos — had pitched their tents is also continuing.
The Hindu Chinese Army has reportedly made fresh incursion into Chumar area of J&K.

> Modi raises issue of Chinese incursions with Xi

According to Army sources, nearly 1,000 Chinese soldiers moved inside the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh region. > » >
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