Exterior affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met her Chinese language counterpart Wang Yi to debate bilateral ties and step up the tempo of high-level interactions to enhance the connection.
Swaraj arrived in Beijing on Saturday on a four-day go to to participate within the overseas ministers’ assembly of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
This was their first assembly after Wang was elevated as state councillor final month which makes him the highest diplomat of the nation within the Chinese language hierarchy. He additionally continues to be overseas minister.
In her preliminary remarks, Swaraj congratulated Wang on being elevated as state councillor and appointed the particular consultant for the India-China boundary talks.
Their assembly is a part of efforts by the 2 nations to step up the tempo of high-level interactions to enhance relations, official sources right here instructed PTI earlier than the assembly.
Following the Doklam standoff final 12 months each nations elevated dialogue to scale down tensions and enhance relations with talks at numerous ranges.
Swaraj and Wang are assembly within the speedy backdrop of the current assembly between Nationwide Safety Advisor Ajit Doval and high official of the ruling Communist Occasion of China (CPC) Yang Jiechi in Shanghai.