Narendra Modi to kick off 3-nation tour from May 14 with China
Modi will be in China from May 14 to 16, where he will visit Xian in Shaanxi province in north-western China.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be making a three-nation tour to China, Mongolia and South Korea from May 14 to 19, government sources said on Friday.
He will be in China from May 14 to 16, where he will visit Xian in Shaanxi province in north-western China.
The city of Xian is the hometown of the Chinese President Xi Jinping, and he wants to host Modi as a gesture to reciprocate the hospitality when he visited Ahmedabad.
He will then move to Beijing, where they will hold bilateral talks on issues of mutual interests such as addressing the trade deficit, among other issues.
And on the last day, he will go to Shanghai where he will address the Chinese youth — in a public event.
The Prime Minister, will then head towards Mongolia, where he will meet the country’s senior leaders on May 17.
After Mongolia, the Prime Minister will go to South Korea and meet President Park Geun-hye. This will be his first trip to China as Prime Minister, although he has been in the country several times as the Gujarat chief minister.
Sources said the two sides will try to move forward on the economic cooperation front, as the leaders from the two countries meet.
Source:: Indian Express