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Xi Jinping leaves for Cambodia, Bangladesh, India visits

After two-day visit to Cambodia, he would travel to Bangladesh, the first visit by a Chinese President for 30 years

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Hangzhou (Image source: Twitter)

Chinese President on Thursday left for state visits to Cambodia, and during which he would take part in the in

After two-day visit to Cambodia, he would travel to Bangladesh, the first visit by a Chinese President for 30 years.

From Bangladesh, Xi will travel to to attend the He will also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the Summit.

He will be meeting a host of other leaders including heads of the BIMSTEC (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand), countries who have been invited to the Summit.

In all 11 heads of state from BRICS Brazil, Russia, India, and South Africa) and Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) countries will attend the meeting.

The two-day will start on October 15.

Xi's entourage includes Wang Huning, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of (CPC) Central Committee and director of the Policy Research Office of the CPC Central Committee; Li Zhanshu, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee and director of the General Office of the CPC Central Committee; and State Councilor Yang Jiechi.

First Published: Thu, October 13 2016. 09:22 IST
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