China today said Foreign Minister Wang Yi`s just concluded visit to India is of "great significance" and sent out a message that Chinese leaders pay high attention to bilateral ties and their mutual interests far outweigh disputes.
After the meeting between External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi over the bilateral ties, the MEA told reporters that the talks between the two leaders were productive.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be visiting New Delhi on Sunday as a special envoy of President Xi Jinping to establish political contacts with the new Indian government amid hopes here of an upswing in bilateral ties due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s familiarity with China.
Two days after China announced that it would be sending its Foreign Minister Wang Yi to India to meet the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama on Saturday welcomed the initiative taken by the Asian giant.
The United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, would meet his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, in Washington later this week to discuss a wide range of bilateral and regional issues including Syria and North Korea.