Chinese military chief calls on PM Modi

Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and apprised him about the "growing" military relations between the two countries.

IANS| Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015, 21:55 PM IST

New Delhi: Fan Changlong, vice chairman of China's Central Military Commission, called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and apprised him about the "growing" military relations between the two countries.

"Gen Fan Changlong briefed the prime minister on growing military-to-military relations between India and China," an official statement said.

Modi said it was important to enhance strategic trust and maintain peace and tranquility in the border areas, in order to promote overall bilateral ties.

Besides appreciating the steps taken to strengthen military cooperation between the countries, the prime minister welcomed the participation of PLA Navy in the International Fleet Review to be held in India in 2016.