• Consulate celebrates 70th Independence Day of India at Guangzhou

    The 70th Independence Day of India was celebrated at Guangzhou with unfurling of the Indian National Flag by Consul General Mr. Sailas Thangal followed by reading out of Hon'ble President of India's address to the nation on the eve of Independence Day.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal reading out the Hon'ble President's Address to the Nation on the eve of 70th Independence Day of India

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    August 15, 2016

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  • Signing ceremony of MoU for establishment of ICCR Hindi Chair at Shenzhen University

    Signing ceremony of MoU for establishment of ICCR Hindi Chair in Shenzhen University was held at Shenzhen University premises.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Prof. Tao Yitao, Vice President of Shenzhen University

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    August 08, 2016

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  • International Day of Yoga celebrations in Southern China

    The 2nd International Day of India (IDY) in Southern China was celebrated in five cities jointly organized by the Consulate General of India, Guangzhou with the local Municipality governments and other Yoga Institutes.

    In pic : International Day of Yoga celebrations in Zhongshan on 19 June

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    June 17, 2016

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  • India-China Business Conclave at Kunming on 13th June, 2016

    On the sidelines of Indian participation at the China South Asia Expo, Indian Chamber of Commerce organised an India-China Business Conclave in Kunming on 13 June, 2016.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Sailas Thangal addressing the business conclave

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    June 13, 2016

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  • Indian participation at the 4th China-South Asia Exposition from 12-17 June, 2016

    Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Federation of Indian Export Organisation (FIEO) mounted delegations to participate at he 4th China- South Asia Exposition at Kunming from 12-17 June, 2016. Consul General Mr. Sailas Thangal inaugurated the ICC & FIEO P

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal inaugurating the ICC Pavilion

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    June 12, 2016

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  • Visit of Hon'ble President of India to Guangzhou from 24-25 May (Meeting with Governor of Guangdong Province)

    Hon'ble President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee visited Guangzhou from 24-25 May,2016.

    In pic : Hon'ble President with Mr. Zhu Xiaodan, Governor of Guangdong Province (25 May, 2016)

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    May 25, 2016

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  • Visit of Hon'ble President of India to Guangzhou (24-25 May, 2016) (India-China Business Forum)

    Hon'ble President of India paid a State Visit to China from 24-27 May, 2016. During the visit, he addressed an India-China Business Forum at Guangzhou on 25 May, 2016.

    In pic : Hon'ble President addressing the India-China Business Forum

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    May 25, 2016

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  • State Visit of Hon'ble President of India to China (24-27 May, 2016) (Meeting with Party Secretary of Guangdong Province)

    Hon'ble President of India paid a State Visit to China from 24-27 May, 2016. During the visit, he met H.E. Mr. Hu Chunhua, Party Secretary of Guandgong Province.

    In pic : Hon'ble President of India with H.E. Mr. Hu Chunhua, Party Secretary of Guandgong Province

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    May 25, 2016

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  • State Visit of Hon'ble President of India to China from 24-27 May, 2016 (Visit to Hualin Temple)

    Hon'ble President of India paid a State Visit to China from 24-27 May, 2016. During the visit, he visited Hua Lin Temple in Guangzhou on 25 May, 2016.

    In pic : Hon'ble President visiting Hua Lin Temple in Guangzhou

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    May 25, 2016

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  • Visit of Hon'ble President of India to Guangzhou from 24-25 May, 2016 (Reception at Baiyun Airport)

    Hon'ble President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee paid a State Visit to China from 24-27 May, 2016.

    In pic : Hon'ble President being received by Vice Governor of Guangdong Mr. He Zhongyou, Vice Minister Liu Zhenmin & other senior officials, on his arrival at Guangzhou, (24 May, 2016)

    Photo courtesy : MEA, New Delhi

    May 24, 2016

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  • Visit of Hon'ble President of India to Guangzhou (24-25 May, 2016) (Indian Community Reception)

    Hon'ble President of India addressed the Indian Community in China at a reception hosted in his honour on 24th May, 2016.

    In pic : Hon'ble President addressing the Indian Community in China at a reception hosted at Hotel Shangri La in Guangzhou (24 May, 2016)

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    May 24, 2016

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  • Visit of Hon'ble President of India to Guangzhou from 24-25 May, 2016 (Pearl River Boat Cruise)

    Hon'ble President visited the Pazhou Convention Centre Jetty for a Boat Cruise on the Pearl River in Guangzhou on May 24, 2016

    In pic : Hon'ble President on Pearl River Boat Cruise

    Photo courtesy : MEA, New Delhi

    May 24, 2016

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  • Visit of Hon'ble Defence Minister to Chengdu 19-20 April, 2016

    A delegation led by Hon’ble Defence Minister Mr. Manohar Parrikar visited Chengdu from 19-20 April, 2016.

    In pic : Hon'ble Defence Minister with General Zhao Zongqi, Commander, Western Theatre Command

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    April 20, 2016

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  • Consul General meets Director General of Guangdong Public Security Bureau

    Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal met Mr. Li Shi Wei, DG of Guangdong Public Security Bureau and discussed cooperation between Consulate and PSB with regard to welfare of Indian nationals in Guangdong Province.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Mr. Li Shi Wei, DG, Guangdong PSB

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    April 15, 2016

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  • China-India Corporate Dialogue organised at Changsha from 11-12 April, 2016

    Changsha High-Tech Industrial Development Zone and CCPIT, in partnership with Global Dialogue Review and Services Export Promotion Council, Ministry of Commerce, GoI organised the ‘China India Corporate Dialogue’ from 11-12 April, 2016 at Changsha.

    In pic : Group photo of participants at the China-India Corporate Dialogue

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    April 11, 2016

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  • Visit of Hon'ble Chief Minister of Chattisgarh to Shenzhen

    A delegation led by Hon'ble Chief Minister of Chattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh visited Shenzhen from 8-9 April, 2016. During the visit, the Chattisgarh Govt. organised a Seminar on Opportunities in Chattisgarh .

    In pic : Group photo: Delegation led by Hon'ble CM of Chattisgarh. Consul General of India, Guangzhou Mr. Sailas Thangal, local organisers and participants at the Seminar

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    April 09, 2016

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  • Consulate organises Bhangra & Gidda Night at Guangzhou on 30th March, 2016

    Consulate organised a cultural performance by a Bhangra & Gidda troupe sponsored by ICCR at the Sun Yat Sen University in Guangzhou on 30 March, 2016.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal & Mrs. Shanngamla Thangal with the Bhangra & Gidda Dance Troupe

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    April 01, 2016

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  • Consulate organises Bhangra & Gidda Night at Lecong, Foshan

    Consulate organised a cultural performance by a Bhangra & Gidda troupe sponsored by ICCRat the Louvre International Furniture Exhibition Centre, Foshan, Guangdong on 29 March, 2016.

    In pic : Bhangra & Gidda Troupe performing to a packed audience at Foshan

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    March 29, 2016

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  • Boao Forum for Asia 2016 held at Boao, Hainan Province from 22-25 March, 2016

    Boao Forum for Asia 2016 was held at Boao, Hainan Province from 22-25 March, 2016. Dr. Bibek Debroy, Member, Niti Aayog led the Indian delegation at the Forum.

    In pic : Group photo of participants with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Boao Forum for Asia 2016. Dr. Bibek Debroy, Member, Niti Aayog represented India at the Forum.

    Photo courtesy : Boao Secretariat

    March 24, 2016

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  • Consulate organises India-China Trade, Investment & Tourism Seminar at Nanning on 17th March,2016

    The Consulate General of India in Guangzhou, in cooperation with CCPIT Guangxi and the Tourism Development Commission of Guangxi, organised an ‘India-China Trade, Investment and Tourism Seminar’ at Wanda Vista Hotel in Nanning on 17 March 2016.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with representatives from CCPIT Guangxi and the Tourism Development Commission of Guangxi

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    March 17, 2016

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  • Meeting of Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Vice Governor of Guangxi Province

    Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal met Vice Governor of Guangxi Province Mr. Zhang Xiao Qin on 16th March, 2016.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Vice Governor of Guangxi Province Mr. Zhang Xiao Qin

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    March 16, 2016

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  • Visit of Consul General Mr. Sailas Thangal to Guangxi Province (28-29 February, 2016)

    Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal visited Guangxi from 28-29 February, 2016 and held discussions with senior officials from CCPIT, Dept. of Commerce, FAO and Tourism Commission of Guangxi Province.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Deputy Secretary General of CCPIT, Guangxi Province

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    February 29, 2016

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  • Consulate organises 'Indian Cookery Class' at Hotel Crowne Plaza on 26th February

    Consulate, in partnership with Hotel Crowne Plaza, organised an Indian Cookery Class on 26 Feb as part of its ongoing two week long ‘Glimpses of India Festival’ from 19 Feb to 4 Mar, 2016.

    In pic : Spouse of Consul General of India, Mrs. Shanngamla Thangal with participants and Chefs from Hotel Crowne Plaza

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    February 26, 2016

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  • Consulate organises 'Know India Tourism Seminar' at Guangzhou on 24th February, 2016

    Consulate General of India in Guangzhou and India Tourism, Beijing organised 'Know India Tourism Seminar' in Guangzhou on February 24, 2016.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Sailas Thangal, Mr. Wu Qingsong, DDG of Guangzhou Tourism Bureau, Mr. Manas Pattanaik, Director, India Tourism, Beijing, Mr. Tarun Kumar, Consul, CGI, Guangzhou & tour operators in China felicitated at the event

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    February 24, 2016

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  • Inauguration of Glimpses of India Festival at Hotel Crowne Plaza on 19th February, 2016

    Glimpses of India Festival was inaugurated at Hotel Crowne Plaza in a ceremony held on 19 February, 2016 which was attended by over 100 dignitaries from local government, members of Consular corps, media, local Chinese and Indians in Guangzhou.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Sailas Thangal, Mr. Li Zaiyan, Director of GD Culture Department Ms. Qian Hongjie, Director of GD FAO, Mr Yue Xiao Long, Owner of Hotel Crowne Plaza in Guangzhou inaugurating the festival

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    February 19, 2016

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  • Road Show on 'Make in India ' at Changsha on 29 January, 2016

    Consulate, in partnership with Hunan CCPIT, organised a Road Show on ‘Make in India Week’ in Changsha on 29 January, 2016.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with representatives from Hunan CCPIT; Joint Secretary, DIPP and representatives from Kerala and Punjab at the Make in India Road Show at Changsha

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    January 29, 2016

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  • Road Show on 'Make in India ' at Chengdu on 28 January, 2016

    Consulate, in partnership with Sichuan CCPIT organised Road Show on ‘Make in India Week’ in Chengdu on 28 January, 2016.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with President, Sichuan CCPIT Mr. Li Geng, Joint Secretary, DIPP Mr. Shailendra Singh & Representatives from the states of Kerala and Punjab at Make in India Road Show at Chengdu on 28th January, 2016

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    January 28, 2016

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  • Manipuri classical dance performances in Southern China

    As part of celebrations to mark the 67th Republic Day of India, Consulate organized a series Manipuri cultural programme in Southern China from 22-28 January 2016.

    In pic : Manipuri cultural troupe performing Basanta Ras at the India-China Cultural Night at Baoshan on 24th January, 2016

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    January 24, 2016

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  • Make in India Investment Conference at Dongguan

    Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas inaugurated a Make in India Conference held at Dongguan on 6th January, 2016.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K . Sailas Thangal inaugurating the conference

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    January 06, 2016

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  • Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal meets Vice Governor of Hunan Mr. He Baoxiang

    Consul General met Vice Governor of Hunan to discuss participation from Hunan Province at the Make in India Week to be held at Mumbai from 13-18 February, 2016.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Vice Governor of Hunan Mr. He Baoxiang

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    January 05, 2016

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  • Meeting of Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Mr. Fu Lang, Director General of Guangdong Foreign Affairs Office

    Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal met Mr. Fu Lang, Director General of Guangdong Foreign Affairs Office on 4th January, 2016.

    In pic : Consul General with Director General of Guangdong Foreign Affairs Office

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    January 04, 2016

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  • Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal meets Chairman of Guangdong CCPIT Mr. Chen Qiu Yan

    Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal met Chairman of Guangdong CCPIT Mr. Chen Qiu Yan on 22nd December, 2015.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Chairman of Guangdong CCPIT Mr. Chen Qiu Yan and other representatives from CCPIT

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    December 22, 2015

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  • India-China Friendship Handshake Concert at Kunming (27 November, 2015)

    Consulate General and the People’s Municipality of Kunming City, in collaboration with Rattle & Hum Music Society of Nagaland, successfully organised, the India-China Friendship Handshake Concert at Kunming on 27th November, 2015.

    In pic : Dignitaries from India and China with artists from Rattle & Hum Music Society of Nagaland & Students from Yunnan Minzu University

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    November 27, 2015

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  • Indian participation at 2nd China Outbound Forum

    A session on China as a Partner for the “Make in India” Policy was held on 21st November 2015 in Sanya, coinciding with the 2nd China Outbound Forum scheduled from 20th to 22nd November 2015.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y K Sailas Thangal with participants at the Session on China as a Partner for the “Make in India” policy

    Photo courtesy : CII, Shanghai

    November 21, 2015

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  • Visit of Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (Independent Charge) to Kunming, China

    Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (Independent Charge), visited Kunming, Yunnan on 13-14 November where he led India's participation as Guest Country of Honour at the China International Travel Mart (CITM).

    In pic : Hon'ble Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Tourism & Culture (Independent Charge) delivering a speech at CITM, Kunming

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    November 13, 2015

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  • India participates at 118th Canton Fair at Guangzhou

    Consul General Mr. Sailas Thangal inaugurated the India pavilion at the 118th Canton Fair on 15th October at Guangzhou. FIEO has organised participation of 47 Indian companies during the first phase of the Fair from 15-19 October, 2015.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Sailas Thangal with Ms. Nirmala Tete, Representative from FIEO , representatives from Indian companies exhibiting at the Fair and Chinese visitors at the India Pavilion

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    October 15, 2015

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  • Visit of Governor of Guangdong Province Mr. Zhu Xiaodan to Gujarat

    Governor of Guangdong Province Mr. Zhu Xiaodan visited Gujarat on 15-16 September 2015 at the invitation of Hon. Chief Minister of Gujarat under the Sister-Province Agreement between Guangdong and Gujarat.

    In pic : Hon. CM of Gujarat Mrs. Anandiben Patel with Governor of Guangdong Province Mr. Zhu Xiaodan at signing ceremony of Action Plan on Strengthening of Exchanges & Cooperation between Gujarat & Guangdong. (Gandhinagar, 15 Sept. 2015)

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    September 15, 2015

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  • Consulate organises exhibition on Buddhist Heritage

    Consulate General of India in Guangzhou organised an India-China shared cultural heritage exhibition titled “Buddhist Calligraphic works and paintings” from 12-13 September, 2015 at Sunshine Hotel in Guangzhou.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal, Vice President of Guangdong Buddhist Association Abbot Yao Zhi and dignitaries from Jinan University inaugurating the exhibition

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    September 12, 2015

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  • India participates at China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT), Xiamen

    India is participating at the China International Fair for Investment and Trade at Xiamen, Fujian Province of China from 8-11 September, 2015.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Chinese diginitaries and visiting Indian officials at the inauguration ceremony of Make in India Pavilion

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    September 08, 2015

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  • Consulate celebrates the 69th Independence Day of India

    The 69th Independence Day of India was celebrated with joy and fervour at Guangzhou with unfurling of the Indian National Flag by Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal reading out the Hon'ble President's Address to the Nation on the eve of 69th Independence Day of India

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    August 15, 2015

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  • Meeting of Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal with Director General of the Guangdong Foreign Affairs Office on 7 August, 2015

    Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal met Mr. Fu Lang, Director General, Foreign Affairs Office of Guangdong Province on 7 August, 2015.

    In pic : Consul General Mr. Y.K. Sailas Thangal Consul Mr. T.J. Suresh and Consul Mr. Tarun Kumar from Consulate with Mr. Fu Lang, Director General and other senior officials from Foreign Affairs Office of Guangdong Province

    Photo courtesy : CGI, Guangzhou

    August 07, 2015

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  • Hon'ble Prime Minister's visit to Shanghai on 16th May, 2015

    Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Shanghai on 16th May, 2015. Hon’ble PM met Chinese CEOs and addressed an India-China Business Forum. He also addressed a large gathering of Indians in China

    In pic : Hon'ble Prime Minister at the Opening Ceremony of Center for Gandhian and Indian Studies at Fudan University

    Photo courtesy : Ministry of External Affairs

    May 16, 2015

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  • Hon'ble Prime Minister in Beijing on 15th May, 2015

    Hon’ble Prime Minister arrived at Beijing and was given an official welcome at the Great Hall of People on 15th May, 2015. After delegation level talks, Hon’ble PM and Premier Li Keqiang witnessed signing of 24 agreements worth over $ 10 Billion

    In pic : Hon'ble Prime Minister inspects the Guard of Honour during his Ceremonial Reception at the Great Hall of People in Beijing

    Photo courtesy : Ministry of External Affairs

    May 15, 2015

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  • Hon'ble Prime Minister's visit to Xi'an, Shaanxi Province of China on 14th May, 2015

    Hon’ble Prime Minister arrived at Xi’an in Shaanxi Province on 14th May, 2015 in the first leg of his tri-city China visit. In Xi’an, Hon’ble Prime Minister visited the Terracotta Warriors Museum, Daxingshan Temple and Big Wild Goose Pagoda.

    In pic : Hon'ble Prime Minister arriving at Xi'an Airport

    Photo courtesy : Ministry of External Affairs

    May 14, 2015

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