Shanghai/Chennai: In this month Indian PM Narendra Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in Tamilnadu with a group of Delegations. Chinese President Xi Jinping reaches the Chennai airport with his 200-member delegation, he will be welcomed with a massive performance, put up by 500 dancers, and folk music, sources said.
Ahead of their arrival, in a first, an Air China 747 aircraft, carrying four black, bullet-proof luxury vehicles, landed at the Chennai airport around 6.30 p.m. on Tuesday.
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive around 12.30 p.m. and the Chinese President, an hour later. The 200-member Chinese delegation will land in a separate aircraft, sources added. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami is likely to receive the Prime Minister, who will head to Mamallapuram. It is not clear who will be present to receive the Chinese President, as yet. “As per the plan now, the Prime Minister and the Chinese President will only meet each other at Mamallapuram,” a source said.