12th October, 2019
Chinese President Xi Jinping's two-day visit to India has ended. Through this important strategic meeting with the Chinese President, India has given Pakistan a huge diplomatic victory. There has been no discussion on Kashmir during the two-day Chinese President's visit. At the same time, there was a dialogue with China on the issue of global terrorism and radicalism from India. The two leaders agreed that China and India would have to jointly learn to respect each other's civilizations and understand this to achieve equal development and prosperity.
No discussion on Kashmir issue-
Modi and Xi Jinping met in the picturesque atmosphere of the Cove Resort on the shores of the Bay of Bengal in Mahabalipuram. During this time, India not only kept business and diplomatic relations with China but also gave a strong message to Pakistan. Giving information about President Xi Jinping's visit to India, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said that issues like trade, investment, Mansarovar Yatra, tourism were discussed between the two heads of state. But during this time there was no discussion on Kashmir issue. Foreign Secretary said that India has already said that Kashmir is the internal issue of India and no interference in it is acceptable to India. Explain that after Article-370 was removed from Jammu and Kashmir, China had given a statement in support of Pakistan on some occasions. Then China had said that India should not tamper with the status of Jammu and Kashmir. When Pakistan went to the UN on this issue, it also got China's support there. But this time the issue of Kashmir does not arise in the talks with China, India's big diplomatic victory.
Discussion on the challenges of terrorism and fundamentalism
The issue of Kashmir did not come up during the discussion with China, but both countries expressed concern on the issue of global terrorism and fundamentalism. Although Pakistan was not named during this period, the two leaders said that in today's geopolitical situation it is necessary to deal with the challenges of terrorism and radicalism.
PM Modi invited to visit China-
According to the Foreign Ministry, the two leaders held talks for 90 minutes. Apart from this, both leaders met for 6 hours on this tour. Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said that the Chinese President invited PM Narendra Modi to visit China, this has been accepted by PM Modi. PM Modi will visit China next year. Although the date of his tour has not been decided yet.
New mechanism for trade and investment-
Both countries have decided to set up a new mechanism for trade and investment. It will include China's Deputy Prime Minister Hu Shunhua and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman from India. This mechanism will further increase trade facilitation between the two countries. Both countries emphasized on increasing people-to-people contact. Bilateral trade between India and China is about $ 87 billion. There is a lot of potential in this now.
Will not allow the dispute to become a reason for quarrel-
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told China that differences with China will not be allowed to become the reason for the quarrel. The PM said that we had decided that we would resolve the differences with mutual consent and would not allow it to become a matter of dispute, would be sensitive to each other's concerns and our relations would be factors of peace and stability in the world.
Addressing the delegation-level talks, PM Modi said that India and China have been major economic powers of the world in most of the period of the last two thousand years. Now in this century, we are getting that status together again.
Travel from Wuhan Summit to Chennai Connect-
PM Modi, referring to the Wuhan conference in China, said that this conference gave new energy to India-China relations, and now this Chennai Connect will start a new phase in India-China relations.
An informal conversation will continue-
Chinese President Xi Jinping said that he was overwhelmed with the honor he received in India. He said that it has become a memorable tour of his life. President Xi Jinping said that informal dialogue between the two countries has given a new warmth to the relationship. He said that this initiative should continue even further.