China''s President Hu Jintao will arrive in Delhi on
a four-day visit. CNBC-TV18 reports that contentious
issues like Tibet and Arunachal Pradesh could feature
the first visit by a Chinese President in a decade.
It''s also Hu Jintao''s first ever visit to India. But
he and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have met five times
in the recent past at various international venues.
MoUs are likely to be signed with both sides giving
priority to enhancing their political relations. Other
issues on the agenda are talks on the border dispute,
international and regional stability, cooperation in
counter terrorism, plans to open consulates in Kolkata
and Shanghai and an investment protection agreement.
very good foundation exists for looking at the relation
at a much wider context. Obviously, it has the bilateral
significance, the growth of trade, growth of mutual
interest, the solution at territorial disputes, the
way China shares our approaches to how the South Asian
region should develop," says CV Ranganathan, Former
Ambassador to China.
meeting of the special representatives on the border
could take place after the Hu Jintao visit. No breakthrough
is expected either during
the visit or later but the two sides are likely to reaffirm
their commitment to maintaining peace and tranquility
on the line of actual control.