Visit of Vice President of the People’s Republic of China

Visit of Vice President of the People's Republic of China to India

Question: Name the Vice President of the China who recently visited India-

(a) Xi Jinping
(b) Li Yuanchao
(c) Li Keqiang
(d) Li yucheng

Ans (b)           

Related facts:

  • On the invitation of Indian Vice president Hamid Ansari ,Vice President of the People’s Republic of China was on the visit to India from 3-7 November 2015.
  • On 1 April, 1950, India became the first non-socialist block country to establish diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China.
  • During the visit, the Chinese vice president visited the caves of Ajanta in Aurangabad.
  • On November 5, 2015 the Vice President  met the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee .
  • On November 6,2015 he had bilateral meeting with Vice President Hamid Ansari at Hyderabad House in Delhi.
  • After this vice president Yuanchao met Prime Minister of India.
  • Then both the leaders of India and China highlighted the opportunities for cooperation between the railways, smart cities, urban transport infrastructure.
  • Both leaders agreed on the fact that peaceful, cooperative and stable relationship between India and China is important for regional and global peace and prosperity.

Trade and Commercial relations:

  • In recent years, trade and economic relations between the two countries has grown rapidly.
  • India-China bilateral trade which was as low as US$ 2.92 billion in 2000 reached US$ 41.85 billion in 2008.
  • This made China India’s largest trading partner in goods, replacing the United States of America.
  • India-China bilateral trade for 2014 stood at US$ 70.25 billion.

Reference:

http://www.mea.gov.in/incoming-visit-detail.htm?25992/Visit+of+Vice+President+of+the+Peoples+Republic+of+China+to+India+November+37+2015

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