President Mukherjee extends wishes on China’s National Day

"Over the last year, our relationship has strengthened through continued high-level dialogue, growing economic and commercial ties and enhanced people-to-people exchanges," Mukherjee said.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:October 1, 2016 9:02 pm
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India and China being world’s largest developing countries and emerging economies, are uniquely poised to contribute constructively to the changing international landscape, President Pranab Mukherjee said today. In his greetings to President Xi Jinping of People’s Republic of China on 67th anniversary of its founding day, Mukherjee said, “our People-centric partnership is the solid foundation on which we are engaged in building a mutually beneficial Closer Developmental Partnership between our two countries

“Over the last year, our relationship has strengthened through continued high-level dialogue, growing economic and commercial ties and enhanced people-to-people exchanges,” Mukherjee said. He said both India and China are ancient civilizations with a long history of close contacts between our peoples. “As two major powers, world’s largest developing countries and emerging economies, we are uniquely poised to contribute constructively to the changing international landscape,” he said.

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The President said on behalf of the Government and the people of India and on his own behalf, he extends greetings and felicitations on the 67th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. “I take this opportunity to convey my best wishes for your personal good health and for the continued prosperity and the well-being of the people of China,” he said.