Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India, Bangladesh, Cambodia this week


BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India, Cambodia and Bangladesh this week amid which he would participate in the BRICS Summit in Goa. Amid his October 13-17 visit, Xi will first go to Cambodia took after by Bangladesh and later go to Goa to go to the BRICS Summit, Chinese Foreign Ministry said today.

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In Goa, Xi will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a large group of different pioneers, including leaders of the BIMSTEC (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand) nations who have been welcome to the Goa summit.

Taking all things together, 11 Heads of State from BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) nations will go to the meeting. The BRICS summit will begin on October 15 and will end the following day, taking after which there will be a withdraw, in which BIMSTEC nations will partake, as per authorities.

Xi’s visit to Bangladesh is viewed as critical as it is occurring following 30 years. The last visit at that level occurred in 1986. The two nations are relied upon to consent to vital arrangements, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Li Baodong, who advised the media here on Xi’s visit, said.

While Xi is avoiding a visit to Nepal which was put off after the race of Pushpa Kamal Dahal nom de plume Prachanda, he would meet him on the sidelines of the BRICS summit, authorities said. Reports prior said his visit to Nepal was put off as China was resentful about the deferral in usage of assentions by the new government to interface both nations.

Li said China respects Goa summit of the BRICS nations critical on the grounds that it will give a chance to the pioneers of the five-part coalition to meet and cooperate with the pioneers of BIMSTEC.

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