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Narendra Modi welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping in Gujarat

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Ahmedabad on Wednesday on a three-day visit.

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Ahmedabad on Wednesday on a three-day visit, which is expected to define the relationship between the two neighbours who have had a troubled past. (Source: PTI)

The Chinese President is accompanied by his wife Peng Liyuan. (Source: Express photo by Javed Raja)

Jinping, who arrived from Sri Lanka, was welcomed by Gujarat Governor O P Kohli and Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, as well as the state Cabinet ministers. (Source: Express photo by Javed Raja)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, when he was Gujarat chief minister, had visited China multiple times and built a relationship with the Communist Party leadership there. (Source: Express photo by Javed Raja)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, when he was Gujarat chief minister, had visited China multiple times and built a relationship with the Communist Party leadership there. (Source: PTI)

Xi Jinping is the first important foreign dignitary to begin his India visit from Gujarat. (Source: PTI)