Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping walking in East Lake, Wuhan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping walking in East Lake, Wuhan

Day 2 of PM Modi-Xi's talks starts with stroll by lake in Wuhan

ANI | Updated: Apr 28, 2018 09:04 IST

Wuhan [China], Apr 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping walked together at the picturesque East Lake here on Saturday.

On the second and last day of the informal summit, the two leaders were seen actively engaging with each other while walking by the lake. Also, no aides were present with the two leaders.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar captured the moment.

"Taking India-China relations on a forward-looking path, charting the future direction of the relationship! PM @narendramodi and Chinese President Xi take a walk together along the East Lake in Wuhan today morning," he wrote.

After the walk, Prime Minister Modi and President Xi will take a boat ride at the East Lake.

The East Lake, a large freshwater lake in Wuhan city, is the largest urban lake in China. It is one of the most popular tourist sites in the country, with over a million visiting the lake annually.

This will be followed by a private lunch hosted by the Chinese President in honour of Prime Minister Modi.

At an event on Friday, Prime Minister Modi and President Xi were welcomed by a live band in Wuhan city playing an instrumental rendition of 1982 Bollywood hit song from 'Yeh Vaada Raha' - 'Tu, tu hai wahi, dil ne jise apna kaha.'

The Prime Minister, who is currently on a two-day visit to China, will depart for India on Saturday afternoon. (ANI)

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