Day 1 of the informal summit between PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping rounded up on a resolve to work closely. The two leaders met at the beach town of Mamallapuram yesterday.
阿诸那的苦修是 玛玛拉普兰最壮观的地方之一。它为《摩诃婆罗多》的各个方面都带来生机。阿诸那的苦修也展示了帕拉瓦艺术的精华，尤其是对自然和动物的展示。 pic.twitter.com/UaZqbqNdt4— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 11, 2019
PM Modi hosted the visiting Chinese leader for a dinner at the historic Shore Temple. The two leaders talked about various matters in a meeting that spanned around 5 hours.
President Xi Jinping and I saw the marvellous Pancha Rathas.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 11, 2019
The five Rathas are examples of monolith rock-cut architecture. The Rathas in this monument include the Dharmaraja Ratha, Bhima Ratha, Arjuna Ratha, Nakula Sahadeva Ratha and Draupadi Ratha. pic.twitter.com/s5xQARmQfC
The key focus of the discussion was talks on national visions and priorities related to governance. Both Modi and Jinping talked about radicalization and terrorism as a part of there discussion and termed it as a “common challenge”.
As per statements from the Foreign Secretary, Prime Minister called for the economic development of the two countries to which the Chinese President responded that the two nations need to work closely for that.
玛玛拉普兰是印度最美丽的地方之一，充满活力。它与商业、精神有关，现在是一个受欢迎的旅游中心。— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 11, 2019
PM Modi donned the hat of guide for the Chinese leader and explained to him the significance of the historical monument. Choice of Mamallapuram as a meeting venue also has its significance.
The idea was to stress the historical trading links between the southern part of India and south-western China, particularly the Fujian province. The Chinese leader was once the Governor of Fujian province.
On Day 2 of the meeting on Saturday elaborated discussion on topics ranging from trade to terror is expected. The 2-day state visit of Chinese President would round-up today.