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Premier Wen begins visit to India

12-15-2010 08:32 BJT

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Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrives in the Indian capital, New Delhi Wednesday for a three-day visit. With a delegation of around 400 business leaders, Premier Wen is expected to focus on boosting commercial ties between the two countries.

Wen will hold talks with his India counterpart Man-mohan Singh, and oversee the celebrations, marking the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties. The two sides, are expected to sign agreements, in several areas including energy and infrastructure development. India's Finance Minister, says India attaches great importance, to Premier Wen's visit, adding New Delhi is working closely with Beijing.

Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said, "It's quite significant (visit of Chinese premier Wen Jiabao) because China is not only the biggest neighbor of India but our trade relations are also expanding very fast and China is emerging as a very important economic power in the world theatre and we are working in close cooperation so the visit of the Chinese premier is quite well."

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV.CN

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