Watch: PM Modi arrives in Wuhan to meet President Xi

WION Web Team Beijing, China Apr 26, 2018, 09.50 PM(IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for Wuhan, China. He will hold an informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on 27th & 28th April. Photograph:( ANI )

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived at Wuhan city in China ahead of his scheduled informal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

President Jinping and Prime Minister Modi are expected to hold bilateral talks on Friday as part of the two-day informal summit between India and China.

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Security has been beefed up in China's Wuhan city ahead of the summit between two leaders.

Teams of security personnel have been deployed at various locations where the convoy of the Asian leaders is expected to pass by.

The airport of the Wuhan city and other places are expected to be on high-alert as the two leaders are scheduled to hold talks over two days, probably in open areas.

It is an unprecedented summit to be held between the two global leaders where no memorandum of understanding or statement is expected to be issued after the summit.

Earlier in the day, Xi arrived at the Wuhan City ahead of the informal summit. 

They are expected to visit certain places in the Wuhan City, including the East Lake or Wuhan botanical garden, which is said to be the famous sight-seeing places of the Chinese commercial hub. 

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