April 22, 2019 3:51 pm
The bilateral meeting between India and China comes ahead of the second Belt and Road Forum (BRF), scheduled to be held in Beijing later this week. It also follows India’s efforts to list JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist at the UNSC, over which China placed a technical hold on the proposal.
December 22, 2018 7:49 am
Wang Yi publicly made the pitch after a bilateral meeting with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, as he listed several projects including pilgrimage tours, celebrating Chinese New Year in India, and joint medical teams.
December 21, 2018 6:29 am
The discussions, which will take place as the first High-Level Mechanism on People-to-People Exchanges meets, is crucial for India, since it faces elections in the early half of 2019.
November 25, 2018 3:17 am
The remarks were made by Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi during talks with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval at the 21st Special Representatives’ Meeting on the China-India Boundary Question in Dujiangyan, Sichuan province.
November 24, 2018 3:47 pm
Besides the border dispute, Doval and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi also reviewed the progress made in bilateral ties since the Wuhan Summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in April.
September 06, 2018 4:02 pm
The visit by Wang, who is also designated as the State Councillor which makes him the top diplomat of China, comes two days after that of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
April 22, 2018 10:11 pm
Wang was elevated as state councillor last month which makes him the top diplomat of the country in the Chinese hierarchy. He will be the first Chinese official in recent years who will hold the dual posts of State Councillor and Foreign Minister.
March 20, 2018 1:32 am
Significantly, the new State Councillor Wang had adopted a tougher stance than his then boss Yang during the two-and-half month-long Doklam crisis last year. A fluent speaker of Japanese and English, Wang visited India last December for the Russia-India-China trilateral meeting, when he met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.
March 08, 2018 11:57 am
Bilateral ties were affected by a number of issues last year, including the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, China blocking efforts at the UN to list JeM chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist as well as India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).
February 09, 2018 11:06 am
China last year did not allow Indian pilgrims to travel to Kailash Mansarovar through Nathu La after the face-off between the Indian and Chinese militaries in Doklam Plateau in Bhutan.