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

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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