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Vajpayee meets CMC chairman Zemin

The meeting between the two leaders focussed on bilateral relations, international and regional issues of common concern.

india Updated: Jun 24, 2003 13:20 IST

Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Tuesday began the second day of his official engagements in China with a call on the country's top leader and chairman of the powerful Central Military Commission Jiang Zemin.

The Indian leader drove to the Yuquan Shan Mountain resort, 40 km from Beijing, for the meeting which focusses on bilateral relations, international and regional issues of common concern.

Vajpayee is scheduled to meet some other Chinese leaders and give a speech on India-China economic cooperation on Tuesday. The Prime Minister will visit the Forbidden city as well.

The PM arrived here on Sunday for a six-day official visit to China as guest of Premier Wen Jiabao.

It is the first visit to China by an Indian Prime Minister in the last decade.