Wuhan (China): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invited Chinese President Xi Jinping to India for an informal summit in 2019. As Modi opened talks with Xi on the first day of a two-day informal summit here, the Indian leader said more such meetings were needed and invited Xi to India next year.
"I am grateful for your invite and the welcome extended by you. This is perhaps the first time when you have received an Indian Prime Minister twice away from Beijing," Modi said. "This is a matter of pride for India as you yourself came to Wuhan to welcome me.