Quingdao, China: India and China signed two bilateral agreements following the meeting between the Prime Minister India Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organisation) summit. The agreements include continuing to share Brahmaputra water data during flood season and exporting non-Basmati rice to China.
Talking to reporters in Qingdao, Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said, the two countries have set a trade target of 100 billion dollars by 2020. He said, during the hour-long meeting between PM Modi and Chinese president Xi, both countries agreed on several initiatives to take forward the spirit of Wuhan Informal Summit. He said the Chinese President accepted Prime Minister Modi’s invitation for a Wuhan type informal summit in India next year.
PM Modi also held bilateral meetings with Presidents of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. PM Modi is in China’s Qingdao on a two-day visit to take part in the SCO summit.