Chinese President Xi Jinping will be visiting Chennai from October 11-12, 2019 for the 2nd Informal Summit. The two leaders had their inaugural Informal Summit in Wuhan, China on 27-28 April 2018.
The forthcoming Chennai Informal Summit will provide an opportunity for the two leaders to continue their discussions on overarching issues of bilateral, regional and global importance and to exchange views on deepening India-China Closer Development Partnership.
In a conciliatory message ahead of President Xi’s visit, China’s Ambassador to India said that China stresses on jointly maintaining peace and tranquility along their border before a final settlement on the issue is found, noting that it is normal for neighbors to have differences.
Speaking about the informal meetings between the two leaders, the ambassador said there has been indication that the second informal summit between PM Modi and President Xi may focus on ways to further enhancing peace and tranquility along the border.
On trade relations, the Ambassador asserted that both the Asian giants should forge greater cooperation to boost trade and investment.