The border talks will be held between National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and China’s State Councillor Yang Jiechi, who are the designated Special Representatives.
India’s Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya said that the subject of renewable energy is particularly important in the light of increasing demand for clean energy worldwide.
In its NDC, India had promised to reduce its emissions intensity — greenhouse gas emissions per unit of GDP — by 33 to 35 per cent below 2005 levels by the year 2030
Britain is showing renewed interest in the 52-nation forum. India could play a key role in its revival.
“We are ready to work with India to promote constant progress of bilateral relations guided by this diplomacy with Chinese characteristics for the new era,” said China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong.
“Indian Army will continue retaliatory measures and retain right to punitively respond to ceasefire violations. Support for terrorism by the Pakistan Army is unacceptable,” Lieutenant General A K Bhatt told his Pakistani counterpart.
The agreements will make it easier for the US to share classified data and that will facilitate sales of fighter jets and will help create a defence technology partnership.
“This is a dynamic relationship with really” hasn’t “begun to see the potential yet,” Acting Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs and Acting Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Alice G Wells, told reporters.
The Pakistan Military spokesperson tweeted: “Indian quadcopter spying across LOC in Rakhchikri sector shot down by Pak Army shooters.”
PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to travel to the Philippines in the second week of November to attend the 31st ASEAN and East Asia summit, where he is expected to meet US President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping, among others.
Officials at the US State Department have noted that Wednesday’s speech was intended to map out a strategy for US-India relations for the next century, in which the region’s leading democracies could blunt China’s growing influence.
The government made this clear in a meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on external affairs, headed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, when members raised queries on the Doklam issue.
“China will never pursue development at the expense of other’s interests, but nor will China ever give up its legitimate rights and interests. No one should expect China to swallow anything that undermines its interests,” said President Xi Jinping.
Xi announced adoption of a national anti-corruption legislation and the creation of a corruption reporting platform linked to all anti-graft bodies in China.
A day before that, an army jawan and a porter were killed and six others injured when Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire and resorted to shelling at the forward areas along the LoC in the Poonch district.