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Chinese delegation apprises Indian parties of CPC Congress

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

A delegation of senior officials of the ruling of (CPC), which visited last week, has apprised Indian political parties of the outcome of its in October that as the boss of the party.

During the four-day visit that ended on Saturday, the delegation, headed by -- of the of the -- with leaders of the the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, the opposition party and other left-wing parties, state- run Daily reported today.

It apprised the political parties of the achievements of the once-in-a-five-year National of the CPC which also endorsed Xis ideological thoughts, specially socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era. His ideological thoughts have been included in the CPC constitution enhancing his stature in the party.

Xi, the of the CPC, is now ranked along with party founder as he emerged as the most powerful leader heading the party, the military and the presidency.

The delegations visit to followed the visits of Chinese and later Chinas top last month to take part in the 20th round of India-boundary talks held in last month.

The visits were the first such contacts between the two countries after the last year 73-day tense standoff at Dokalam. Officials say the visits were part of efforts by both the countries to improve bilateral ties, post Dokalam.

The CPC delegation which visited briefed the Indian politicians and people from various communities in and on the spirit of the 19th CPC Congress, the report said.

In 2015, Chinese Xi and Indian agreed to stimulate the exchange programme of the of the CPC and India's External Affairs Ministry to enhance contact between Indian states and Chinese provinces.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 16:25 IST