Sushma Swaraj To Meet Chinese President Xi Jinping Today

Chinese President Xi Jinping has made an exception by agreeing to meet External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday. The Chinese President rarely meets foreign ministers and will break the protocol by meeting Swaraj.

The visiting foreign ministers are usually granted an audience with the the country’s premier.

Swaraj, arrived in Beijing on Saturday for a four-day visit and is laying the groundwork for the Prime Minsiter Narendr Modi’s maiden visit to China which will take place in May.

Xi told Swaraj that he has full confidence on the future of China and India relations and I believe that good progress will be achieved in the growth of bilateral relations this year.