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PM invokes youth power for friendship with China

Last Updated: Friday, November 8, 2013 - 16:12

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday invoked youth power to pitch for greater understanding between India and China, saying it will make "our friendship a mighty force".

Singh underlined the need for strengthening people-to- people contacts as he interacted with a group of Chinese youth at his residence here.

"People-to-people exchanges are important in enhancing mutual understanding... Youth of the two country should be on the same wavelength. That will make our friendship a mighty force," he said during his interaction with the group.

Singh, who has been a strong votary of friendly relations with China, said, "In my talks with the Chinese leadership we all agreed and stressed that people-to-people contacts should be strengthened."

Welcoming the group, he wished them a wonderful stay in India.

First Published: Friday, November 8, 2013 - 16:12
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