New people to people mechanism will be set up. On Indian side, it will be headed by EAM & on Chinese side, it'll be headed by state council & foreign minister Wang Yi. The first meeting of this mechanism will be held this year: Vijay Gokhale, Foreign Secretary in Qingdao #China pic.twitter.com/f0QfIv0bRd — ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2018 It was a substantive meeting, President Xi Jinping began by making positive assessment of Wuhan summit.He described it as 'a new starting point' in our bilateral relations. PM described it as 'milestone in our relations': Foreign Secy on bilateral meeting b/w PM Modi&Chinese Pres pic.twitter.com/zBhGwk38Bo — ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2018 One of the important outcomes of today's meeting was the Chinese side conveyed that they accepted PM's invitation to President Xi Jinping to have a similar informal summit in India in 2019: Vijay Gokhale, Foreign Secretary pic.twitter.com/CdwKCMeMZi — ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2018 #WATCH: MEA addresses media on PM Modi's first day of his visit to Qingdao https://t.co/s4vVIcOSRo — ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2018 Read: SCO Summit: Security, terrorism and drug control focal points of agenda All smiles in Qingdao...the Indian community extends an enthusiastic welcome to PM @narendramodi. pic.twitter.com/WKq4DFMSDm — PMO India (@PMOIndia) June 9, 2018 Prime Minister Narendra Modi met President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon in Qingdao, China. pic.twitter.com/GJ7C1qYYYF — ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2018
India and China also signed agreements in the presence of PM Narendra Modi and President of China Xi Jinping.