PM Modi Highlights The Importance Of Tamil Nadu In India-China Ties

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Addressing the delegation-level talks, PM Modi stated that Tamil Nadu and Chennai symbolized the deep cultural and commercial linkages between India and China.

Written By Akhil Oka | Mumbai | Updated On:

Addressing the delegation-level talks with China on Saturday, October 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the importance of Tamil Nadu in shaping the ties between India and China. He stated that Tamil Nadu and Chennai symbolized the deep cultural and commercial linkages between the two countries. He also expressed his pride in introducing Chinese President Xi Jinping to many examples of cultural heritage. Furthermore, the PM also observed that the 'Chennai Connect' would usher in a new era of co-operation.

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The PM said, “The state of Tamil Nadu and historic city of Chennai symbolize the deep cultural and commercial linkages between India and China. I am happy that I got the honour of introducing you to some of the excellent examples of this cultural heritage.” 

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The Modi-Xi summit 

The Indian and Chinese leadership are holding their second informal summit in Mamallapuram, the historic seaport. On the first day of the Modi-Xi summit, both leaders had five hours of discussions apart from exploring the place. In the meeting, they spoke about issues related to terrorism and radicalisation. They agreed that the fabric of their multi-cultural and multi-religious society should not be disturbed. They also tried to identify potential areas for investment. In fact, before the commencement of the visit itself, 129 MoUs were signed between the Indian and Chinese companies. Saturday was marked by PM Modi’s one-on-one meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. This will be followed by lunch hosted in the honour of the latter, after which he will depart for Nepal. 

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