India and China, reiterating their commitment to maintaining peace on the border, said that they will increase communication between their forces. Therefore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Shi Chinfing have agreed that the Chinese defence minister will come to India next month to maintain a mutual understanding of the meetings of the two leaders in the last few months.
In a meeting held on Thursday, Modi told Chinfing that it is necessary to maintain this momentum. For this, we should review our relations regularly at our level. Also, whenever necessary, should give adequate instruction.
He told the Chinese leader that recent meetings have come to a new strength in bilateral relations. And this has created new opportunities for cooperation. Chinese President shi chinfing said that the Chinese side is ready to work with the Indian side. After Wuhan’s meeting, it will get a new impetus to move forward.
Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale told on Thursday evening that Chinese Defense Minister will come to India in August next month. Also, the Chinese Public Security Minister will also be on the India tour in October. With this, Prime Minister Modi has expressed his desire to send national security adviser Ajit Doval to China as a special representative for talks on this year’s border.
Modi and Chinfing, who came to attend the annual BRICS conference, have met three times in the last three months with Thursday’s meeting. Modi last met in China in Wuhan city in April in a two-day informal meeting with Chinfing. After this, the two leaders met in Shanghai in the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kingda.
India and South Africa have signed three agreements. It includes the agriculture sector and space cooperation. Other than the BRICS conference, Modi and South African President Cyril Ramphosa expressed satisfaction at the increase in bilateral trade in a bilateral meeting. India and South Africa have reached $ 4.1 billion in the last trade in late August last year.