Singh favoured the idea of 'sister provincial development' scheme under which Zhejiang province will shortlist some Indian states with which they can initiate an industrial relationship, a statement said.

"Zhejiang Secretary Xia Baolong took a positive note of the idea and assured Singh of all the possible assistance from Zhejiang," the statement said.

Rami Desai, the convenor of the delegation, expressed concerns about the ongoing border dispute between the two sides and hoped for its peaceful resolution.

The delegation is visiting China on the invitation of the International Department of Communist Party of China (CPC) for strengthening the political relationship of the ruling parties of the two countries.

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