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PM in China: Of red carpet & dinner diplomacy

Jaunary 14, 2008
Seeking to push India-China relations to a vibrant and dynamic phase, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Beijing on January 13 on his maiden visit, to a warm red carpet welcome in sub-zero temperatures.

Dai Bingguo, Executive Vice Foreign Minister and Special Representative for boundary talks with India, received the prime minister at the Beijing International Airport.

In his departure statement in Delhi, the prime minister had said that he was looking forward to his discussions with the Chinese leadership on the entire gamut of relationship.
Image: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Chinese Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dai Bingguo, at the Beijing International Airport.

Photographs:Jay Mandal/On Assignment

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