Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi are set to meet in the southern Indian city of Mamallapuram. Photo: AFP Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi are set to meet in the southern Indian city of Mamallapuram. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi are set to meet in the southern Indian city of Mamallapuram. Photo: AFP

Chinese President Xi Jinping seeks to highlight cooperation over conflict on visit to India and Nepal

  • Chinese leader will seek to present Beijing as regional leader by stressing importance of closer ties in meetings with South Asian leaders
  • While Xi wants to play down disputes, Nepal’s closer ties to China have already caused concern in New Delhi

Topic |   China-India relations
Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi are set to meet in the southern Indian city of Mamallapuram. Photo: AFP Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi are set to meet in the southern Indian city of Mamallapuram. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi are set to meet in the southern Indian city of Mamallapuram. Photo: AFP
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