MEA makes official confirmation of Xi Jinping’s visit to India

New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India from 11 to 12 October for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the External Affairs Ministry announced today.

It said the forthcoming Chennai Informal Summit will provide an opportunity for the two leaders to continue their discussions on overarching issues of bilateral, regional and global importance.

“At the invitation of the Prime Minister, the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping will be visiting Chennai, India from 11-12 October, 2019 for the 2nd Informal Summit,” the Ministry said.

The summit will be held in the coastal town of Mamallapuram.

During the summit the two countries will exchange views on deepening India-China Closer Development Partnership, the Ministry said.