PM Narendra Modi holds talks with China President Xi Jinping

Beijing(web team): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived here on a three-day visit to China during which he will hold summit talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a range of issues including the festering border dispute and China’s plans for infrastructure projects in PoK.

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13:15 IST Thursday, 14 May 2015

Modi holds talks with China President Xi Jinping

11:07 IST Thursday, 14 May 2015

PM Modi interacts with people in China

10:12 IST Thursday, 14 May 2015

PM Modi reaches Daxingshan Temple in Xi’an

8:26 IST Thursday, 14 May 2015

PM Modi reaches the Terracotta Warriors museum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the historic Terracotta Warriors Museum at Chinese President Xi Jinping’s hometown Xi’an, following his arrival in the city. The Prime Minister, who is on the first leg of his three-nation tour of China, Mongolia and South Korea, received an enthusiastic welcome on his arrival in Xi’an earlier in the day.

In Xi’an, Prime Minister Modi will hold talks with President Xi. He will also visit the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda and other attractions across the city. He will also be accorded a traditional Tang Dynasty welcome ceremony, before departing for Beijing at night. In Beijing, Prime Minister Modi will be accorded with an official welcome ceremony on Friday, before holding talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. He is also expected to sign a number of agreements with China, before both leaders will make statements to the press. He is also expected to visit the Tsinghua University in the city, before witnessing a yoga-taichi joint event with Premier Li. He will depart for Shanghai, the final destination in China, later in the day.

8:10 1 IST Thursday, 14 May 2015

PM Modi is enroute to visit the famous Terracotta Warriors museum

04:17 IST Thursday, 14 May 2015

PM Modi reaches China

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received an enthusiastic welcome on his arrival in Xi’an.

Clad in an orange kurta, a Nehru jacket and an orange scarf, the Prime Minister was greeted with a traditional Chinese dance at the airport while he waved at the performers. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Vikas Swarup shared the information via Twitter. “Ni Hao!. PM @narendramodi arrives in the historic city of Xi’an, on the first leg of his China visit,” he wrote.

“Not an ordinary city. Not an ordinary welcome. PM @narendramodi being greeted at Xi’an airport,” he added, also posting pictures of the welcome accorded to the Prime Minister.