New Delhi: On the sidelines of the BRICS summit, India-China have agreed to resolve issues and revive bilateral ties between the two nations. Lighting candles at the Prime Minister’s residence Manmohan Singh and Chinese President Hu Jintao pitched for friendship and harmony between the two countries and also expressed a desire to expand the horizon of bilateral ties.

The two largest developing nations China and India decided to hold regular and coordinated dialogue on trade in Central Asia, West Asia, and Africa.

Other important issues like border dispute and international support were also discussed in Thursday meeting.

According to China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Ma Zhaoxu the two ministers discussed the steps that should be taken for resolving the border disputes. They also talked about the special representative level talks being held between both the countries.

Sources reveal that Chinese President Hu Jintao has assured special help to India for creating a market for Indian goods in China. To promote bilateral trade between both the countries they have set a target of establishing USD 100 billion trade by 2015.

On this occasion, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia also held discussions with his Chinese counterpart.