Modi's tour to China, Mongolia and South Korea

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Edited excerpts from Modi’s speech at the Tsinghua University, Beijing, delivered on May 15

It is not surprising that China’s economic growth and its new leadership in research, science and technology have taken place together. I particularly like the old Chinese saying, “If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of 10 years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.” In India, too, the ancient saying is “Vyaye krate vardhate eva nityam, vidhya dhanam sarva dhan pradhanam (the wealth that increases by giving, that wealth is knowledge and is supreme of all possessions)”. This is one example of how our two nations are united in their timeless wisdom.

Joint Statement between the India and China during Prime Minister's visit to China

The two sides shared the view that President Xi’s visit to India in September 2014 was a significant milestone in the development of bilateral relations. 

Modi in China: Xi Jinping has bigger plans

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is paying a return visit to China at a time when the international state system is in chaos, and there is an urgent need to restore a semblance of order to it. China’s President Xi Jinping is acutely aware of this and has made no secret of his desire to hasten the resolution of the border dispute to enlist India’s support in doing so.

Modi in China: It must be territory first, economics later

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) announced during President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to Pakistan presents India with many strategic challenges. To begin with, the CPEC will traverse through India’s territory that has been illegally occupied by Pakistan.

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