Many anticipate further cooperation between two of the world’s fastest-growing economies.
“It’s a very important meeting for China, for India, and for the rest of the world. No doubt about it. Because India and China are the two ancient giants, population-wise, civilizationly and otherwise,” said K.P. Fabian, former diplomat of India.
“I feel that the talks between the two powers will definitely set the guidelines for others to follow. At this time, the global economy is slowing down. Lots of is expected from these two countries and if they can cooperate with each other, it will be good for Asia and good for the entire world,” said Ajay Sahai, Director General and CEO at Federation of Indian Exports Organization (FIEO).
Karthick Selvaraj is an assistant professor of Chennai Institute of Technology. He used to visit some vocational centers in China.
Selvaraj said he was impressed by China’s educational efforts and is looking forward to further cooperation between the two countries in the eduction sector.
“China is one of the best vocational training, good training. We want to cooperate like the same thing in Chinese and Indian educational systems. So we want this meeting to bring better relationship with India, to closer, to make more improvements,” said Selvaraj.
At the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the southern Indian city of Chennai on Friday afternoon for the second informal meeting with Modi. Xi and Modi agreed to promote exchanges and mutual learning among civilizations to achieve joint development and prosperity.