Modi-Xi Meet Marked By Bonhomie, Lays Foundation For Stronger Ties

The Hindu Business Line|October 12, 2019

Modi-Xi Meet Marked By Bonhomie, Lays Foundation For Stronger Ties
Looking to reset the India-China relationship, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping on Friday took the ‘Wuhan spirit’ forward during their seaside rendezvous at Mamallapuram, near Chennai.
Te Raja Simhan

The two-day second ‘informal summit’ comes 18 months after the first summit, in the scenic central Chinese city of Wuhan, in April 2018.

Modi, sporting a traditional white dhoti and an angavastram, welcomed President Xi at Mamallapuram. The bonhomie between them was evident as they walked together through the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage sites: Arjuna’s Penance; Five Rathas; Krishna’s Butter Ball and the Shore Temple. Modi was seen explaining various aspects of the monuments to Xi.

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