New Delhi: Energy efficiency and potential cooperation in the railways sector will be some of the issues to be discussed during the 1st India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue to be held in Beijing from Monday.
While the Indian delegation will be led by M S Ahluwalia, Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission, the Chinese side will be headed by Zhang Ping, Chairman, National Development and Reform Commission.
The Indian delegation will include representatives of the Planning Commission, Ministries of Railways, Water Resources, External Affairs, Power and New and Renewable Energy and the Departments of Commerce, Information Technology and Industrial Policy and Promotion for the two-day dialogue.
"Discussions during the 1st Strategic Economic Dialogue will focus on Plan formulation and implementation in India and China, the global economic outlook, efficient use of water resources, energy efficiency and pricing and potential cooperation in the railways sector," a release from the Ministry of External Affairs said here.
The Strategic Economic Dialogue was established during Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao's visit to India in December 2010.
First Published: Friday, September 23, 2011, 19:35