'There will be new developments between India, China soon'
Kolkata: In the coming months there will be new developments in the India-China relations, said the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Kolkata, Ma Zhanwu.
He was speaking at a press conference held in the city on Friday to give a briefing on the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) that was held in Beijing from October 18 to 24.
Instead of elaborating much on further development of the relations between India and China, the Consul General stated: "We have possibilities to do it and the relations will develop in the years to come…
"There are many opportunities for economic co-operations as well." He has also mentioned that Chinese development is not threat to any country. Based on the report of Xi Jinping, who has been re-elected as the General Secretary for another 5-year-term, Zhanwu said: "This is a new journey for Chinese people towards the realisation of the Chinese dream of national rejuvenation.
This Congress has introduced a new thought and guideline for the Chinese nation. In the past five years, more than 6 crore people have been brought out of the Below Poverty Line mark and still over 4 crore are under the poverty line. Now it has been decided to bring them out of the Below Poverty Line within the next three years." The Consulate have undertaken several programmes including an online Knowledge contest on China-India Friendly Exchanges and the 19 th CPC national Congress and at the same time a conference on relations between India and China will take place at Visva Bharati. Moreover, the Chinese Consulate work for closer ties and more exchange between China and Eastern India.