10.30 AM: Modi-Li bilateral talk ends!

10.29 AM: PM Narendra Modi in conversation with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in the Great Hall of People

10.28 AM: Such a forum is a first that India has with any country & it is appropriate that it has started with China: PM Modi

10.27 AM: "I speak of Team India. I believe foundation for India's development will not be single pillar of Centre but 30 pillars of States," says PM Modi

10.26 AM: I’ve invited Chinese companies to invest in India’s manufacturing sector: PM Modi

10.25 AM: Which is why wen I invited states to participate in this event it consider states' linkages with China bt also broader pol representation: PM

10.24 AM: In doing so, we do not look at the symbol of political party that is in power in States: PM Modi

10.23 AM: "We deal with state governments in a spirit of partnership and with sensitivity to their concerns," says PM Modi

10.22 AM: I speak of competitive federalism in which States compete with each other to attract investment & jobs: PM Modi

10.21 AM: I speak of cooperative federalism, I also speak of competitive federalism: PM Modi

10.20 AM: In India's Constitution, state governments have predominant role in economic and social development: PM Modi

10.19 AM: In the same national environment, states are performing at different levels: Narendra Modi

10.18 AM: As I saw in my experience State Govt can take innumerable initiatives for development of states: PM Modi

10.17 AM: PM Narendra Modi speaking at State/Provincial leaders' forum at Great Hall People

10.16 AM: I look forward to Shanghai tomorrow: PM

10.15 AM: "This has been a very productive & positive visit. I look forward to working with President Xi and Premier Li," says PM Modi

10.14 AM: Nathu La route for Indian pilgrims to visit Kailash Mansarovar will become operational in June. Want to thank China for that: PM

10.13 AM: This is India's year in China, next year will be China's year in India: PM

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10.12 AM: "We have set high level of ambition for our economic partnership," says PM

10.11 AM: Decision to open consulates in Chengdu & Chennai reflects growing mutual confidence & shared commitment to expand relations: PM Modi

10.10 AM: Peace and progress in Afghanistan helps us both: PM

10.07 AM: We agreed that as we move ahead, we should be sensitive to each other's interests & strengthen mutual trust & confidence: PM

10.05 AM: For the first time India has launched a State/Povincial Leaders' forum with another nation: PM

10.00 AM: We have decided to take our relationship out of governments in national capitals to the states and the people: PM Modi

09.57 AM: We agreed that we continue to explore a fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable resolution: Narendra Modi

09.55 AM: We both reiterated our strong commitment to make all efforts to maintain peace and tranquility in the border region: PM

09.52 AM: "Our decision to enhance strategic communication & coordination on our region is especially significant," says PM

09.50 AM: I sought tangible progress on issues relating to visa policy and trans-border rivers. I also discussed some of our regional concerns: Narendra Modi

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09.45 AM: We re-iterated need & importance for peace on borders: PM

09.40 AM: I stressed need for China to re-consider its approach to some issues that hold us back from realising full potential of our partnership: PM Modi

09.35 AM: But we have a historic responsibility to turn it into source of strength & force of good for world: PM

09.30 AM: Our relationship has been complex in recent decades: PM

09.25 AM: Pleased to visit China in first year of our Govt. Xi'an is a symbol of our cultural heritage: PM Modi

09.15 AM: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang making a press statement in the Great Hall of People

09.10 AM: Signing of agreements between India and China in the Great Hall of People, Beijing

09.05 AM: PM Modi in Beijing (China), signing of agreements to happen in Great Hall of People shortly

08.59 AM: Restricted-level talks between PM Modi and Premier Li ends

08.55 AM: PM Modi in talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

08.45 AM: Bilateral talks between India and China underway

08.15 AM: PM Modi reviews an honour guard with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing

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07:30 AM: Welcome ceremony held for PM Modi with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at Eastern Plaza, Great Hall of People,Beijing

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