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Consular camp at Shenzhen to be held on last Saturday of every month
Events organised by Consulate General of India, Guangzhou
On the occasion of the 68th Republic Day of India, the Consulate General of India in Guangzhou will be organizing a flag-hoisting ceremony on Thursday, 26th January, 2017 at 0900 hrs. at the residence of the Consul General.
International Day of Yoga
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.
Press Conference to announce the First India-China(Kunming) IDY 2015 event on 21st June, 2015
Visit of Hon'ble Chief Minister of Gujarat to Guangdong Province from 17-19 May, 2015
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat Ms. Anandiben Patel visited Guangdong Province (Guangzhou & Shenzhen) from 17th to 19th May 2015, accompanied by a high level official delegation including Ms. Meenaxiben Patel, Mayor of Ahmedabad, and a large business delegation. The visit marked the first high level official visit between the two sides since the signing of the Sister-Province relationship between Gujarat State and Guangdong Province in September 2014.
On 18th May, a Gujarat Business and Investment Promotion seminar was held at Hotel Tianhe Hilton in collaboration with the Guangdong Committee of the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (GD-CCPIT) and the India-China Economic Council (ICEC). The event was attended by over 100 Chinese businessmen and entrepreneurs. The business seminar was addressed by the Hon’ble CM and Mr. Chen Qiu Yan, President of GD-CCPIT.
During the visit, Hon’ble CM met Mr. Lin Musheng, Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Guangdong Committee and Senior Advisor to the Guangdong Government and Mr. Zhu Xiaodan, Governor of Guangdong Province. Mr. Chen Jianhua, Mayor of Guangzhou and senior officials of the Guangdong Government were also present during the meeting with Governor of Guangdong Province. During their interactions, opportunities for cooperation and collaboration between Guangdong and Gujarat were discussed. Hon’ble CM invited participation of businessmen and entrepreneurs from Guangdong in sectors like urban planning, smart city development, skills development, tourism infrastructure development, manufacturing, etc. She also extended an invitation to Governor Zhu to visit Gujarat.
On 19th May, the Hon’ble Chief Minister visited the Shenzhen Foxcom Technology Ltd. and its factory. Mayor of Ahmedabad, Ms. Meenaxiben Patel met Vice Mayor of Shenzhen Municipal Government, Mr. Ai Xuefeng in Shenzhen. Hon’ble CM also visited the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone. An Intent of Cooperation between GIFT City (Gujarat) and Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone was signed there after which the delegation proceed to Hong Kong.
Hon'ble Prime Minister in Shanghai on 16th May, 2015
Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Shanghai on 16th May, 2015 as part of the last leg of his tri-city China visit from 14-16 May, 2015. During his visit to Shanghai, Hon’ble PM met Chinese CEOs and addressed an India-China Business Forum. He also met Mr. Han Zheng, Shanghai CPC Secretary and Mr. Yang Xiong, Mayor of Shanghai. He attended the opening ceremony of Centre for Gandhian and Indian Studies at Fudan University. Before departing for Mongolia, Hon’ble PM addressed a large gathering of over 5000 members of the Indian Community in China at the ICBC World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre.
Hon'ble PM's visit to Beijing on 15th May, 2015
Hon’ble Prime Minister arrived at Beijing on 14th May, 2015. He was given an official welcome at the Great Hall of People on 15th May, 2015. This was followed by delegation talks. Thereafter, Hon’ble Prime Minister and Premier Li Keqiang witnessed signing of 24 agreements worth over 10 billion dollars.
A Joint Statement between India and China was issued after conclusion of signing of the agreements. Text of the Joint Statement can be viewed here.
Hon’ble Prime Minister then witnessed the launch of India-China Forum of State/Provincial Leaders. Text of Hon’ble PM’s remarks at the event can be viewed here.
During the visit, Hon’ble PM also met Chairman of National People’s Congress Standing Committee Mr. Zhang Dejiang and addressed students at Tsinghua University.
Hon’ble Prime Minister and Premier Li Keqiang also witnessed a spectacular Yoga-Taichi Joint Event organised at the Temple of Heaven in Beijing before Hon’ble PM departed for Shanghai for the last leg of his China visit.
Hon'ble PM's visit to Xi'an in Shaanxi Province 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. Hon’ble Prime Minister and President Xi Jinping of China also held talks in the afternoon on the same day. In the evening, Hon’ble Prime Minister witnessed a Traditional Tang Dynasty Welcome Ceremony followed by a banquet hosted by President Xi Jinping. Thereafter, Hon’ble Prime Minister departed for Beijing.
India-China Academic Conference at Sichuan University from 4-5 May, 2015
Consulate General of India, Guangzhou organized a Conference titled “India Studies in China and China Studies in India” at Sichuan University on May 4-5, 2015 in collaboration with the Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS), New Delhi and the Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), Sichuan University. Mr. P.V. Manoj, Consul represented the Consulate General of India in Guangzhou at the Conference.
The opening session of the Conference was addressed by Prof. Li Tao, Executive Director, ISAS and Prof. Luo Zhongshu, Deputy Executive Director, CPC, SCU. In her opening address, Prof. Li introduced the delegates. Prof. Alka Acharya, Director, Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS), Delhi and Prof. Yan Xuetong, Dean, Institute of Modern International Relations, Tsinghua University, also addressed the gathering in the opening session. Altogether 20 delegates, 10 from Indian side and 10 from Chinese side participated in the Conference. Apart from this, about 30 scholars, researchers and students also attended the Conference.
The Conference was divided into 10 segments in various sessions. Each segments covered subject like (i) Sino-Indian Bilateral Relations, (ii) Foreign Policy, (iii) Politics, (iv) Media and Communication, (v) Economy and Sino-India Economic Relations, (vi) Science and Technology, (vii) Society and Social Affairs, (viii) Language & Literature, (ix) Culture and Religion, (x) Military Affairs. The delegates while presenting their papers had given a graphic picture of studies and researches being carried out in their respective countries. The closing ceremony was addressed by Prof. Li Tao and Prof. Alka Acharya.
Visit of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri. N. Chandrababu Naidu, to China (12-17 April, 2015)
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu concluded a six-day visit to China from 12-17 April 2015 at the invitation of the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (IDCPC). Hon’ble Chief Minister visited Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai accompanied by a 44 –member official and business delegation.
Hon’ble Chief Minister met with senior political leaders at the Central and Provincial levels during his visit. In Beijing, Hon’ble Chief Minister met with Vice Premier of China Mr. Wang Yang, Minister of IDCPC Mr. Wang Jiarui and Mayor of Beijing Mr. Wang Anshun. In Chengdu, Hon’ble Chief Minister had meetings with Governor of Sichuan Mr. Wei Hong and Mayor of Chengdu Mr. Tang Liangzhi and in Shanghai he met with the Secretary of Shanghai CPC Party Committee Mr. Han Zheng, In addition, Hon’ble CM received provincial delegations from Liaoning and Guizhou in Beijing. The meetings were held in positive and constructive atmosphere. Hon’ble Chief Minister recalled the successful visit of President Xi Jinping to India last year and conveyed that the upcoming visit of PM Modi will further reinforce mutual ties and take the bilateral partnership to a higher level. Both sides discussed the immense opportunities for fruitful cooperation in Andhra Pradesh.
During the visit, Hon’ble Chief Minister also engaged with a broad cross section of Chinese business representatives at Investment Promotion Forums organized in all the three cities and in a series of one-to-one business meetings with senior entrepreneurs of China. The investment promotion forums saw participation by over 140 companies in each of the three cities. Hon’ble CM invited Chinese enterprises to invest in Andhra Pradesh, highlighting the opportunities that abound, including the potential for cooperation in the building of Amravati, the new Capital City of Andhra Pradesh.
Print China 2015 India Day Event at Dongguan on 8th April, 2015
Meeting of Consul General with Director General of Guangdong Foreign Affairs Office
Consul General Mr. K. Nagaraj Naidu held a meeting with Mr. Fu Lang, Director General, Guangdong Foreign Affairs Office on 2nd April, 2015 and discussed ongoing cooperation between India and China. Thereafter, Director General hosted a farewell dinner in honour of Consul General.
Visit of Hon’ble Mr. Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Judge, Supreme Court of India to Hainan Province from 27-31 March, 2015 to attend the BRICS Justices Forum and Boao Forum for Asia.
Hon’ble Mr. Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Judge, Supreme Court of India visited Sanya, Boao and Haikou from 27-31 March, 2015 to attend the BRICS Justices Forum and Boao Forum for Asia.
Consulate organizes India Tourism Promotion Seminar at Guangzhou on 6th March
Consulate General of India, Guangzhou organised an India Tourism Promotion Seminar at Shangri La Hotel, Guangzhou on 6th March, 2015 on the sidelines of Guangzhou International Travel Fair (GITF) held at China Import & Export Fair Complex from 6-8 March, 2015.
Consulate participates at Guangzhou International Travel Fair from 6-8 March
Consulate along with India Tourism Beijing participated at Guangzhou International Travel Fair from 6-8 March.
Consulate organises Kathak Dance Performance
In collaboration with Sangeet Natak Akademi, Ministry of Culture, Government of India and Shenzhen University, Consulate General of India in Guangzhou organised a Kathak dance performance at Shenzhen on 30th January, 2015. The event was organised as part of the ‘Glimpses of India Festival’ and ‘2015 Visit India Year’ in China. The 11-member Kathak dance troupe led by Ms. Namrata Mali mesmerized a packed audience of over 500 with their performances at the International Conference Hall at Shenzhen University. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Yu Longyu, Head of the Centre for Indian Studies, Shenzhen University remarked that the artists brought with them not only beautiful and fascinating dances, but portrayed their respect and relentless pursuit of traditional art. The audience thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated the wonderful evening of Indian culture.
Visit of External Affairs Minister Mrs. Sushma Swaraj to Beijing from 31 Jan to 3 Feb 2015
Hon'ble Minister of External Affairs visited Beijing from 31 January to 3 February, 2015.
During the visit, Hon'ble Minister attended the 2nd India-China Media Forum and launched the Chinese version of Ministry of External Affairs' flagship magazine 'India Perspectives' along with Mr. Jiang Jianguo, Director of State Council of Information Office of China.
On February 2, 2015, Hon'ble Minister launched 'Visit India Year 2015' in China. India and China also exchanged notes on additional route to Kailash Mansarovar starting from June, 2015.
During the visit, Hon'ble Minister called on President Xi Jinping of China and attended the 13th RIC Foreign Minister's Meeting in Beijing.
India's Minister for External Affairs transits through Kunming on 31 Jan and 3 Feb 2015
Hon'ble Minister of External Affairs made a short halt at Kunming during her visit to China from 31 January to 3 February, 2015. She had a brief meeting with Vice Governor of Yunnan Province Mr. Gao Shuxun and discussed various issues of mutual interest.