Xi leaves Beijing for India, arriving in Nepal tomorrow
October 11, 2019 09:17 AM NPT
File photo: Xinhua
KATHMANDU, Oct 11: Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing on Friday morning for the second informal meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India and a state visit to Nepal, China's state-owned Xinhua news agency reported.
Xi will be on a state visit to Nepal on Saturday and Sunday at the invitation of President Bidya Devi Bhandari.
Xi's entourage includes Ding Xuexiang, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee, and director of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee; Yang Jiechi, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the CPC Central Committee; State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi; and He Lifeng, vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and head of the National Development and Reform Commission.