Beijing [China], Apr 13 (ANI): National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval met with the Director of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Yang Jiechi during the former's two-day bilateral visit to China.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed issues spanning bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest.
Doval and Jiechi agreed to maintain the pace of high-level exchanges, with a view to fully realise the potential of a closer development partnership between the two countries.
On a related note, the MEA announced on Thursday that External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj is scheduled to visit on a two-day visit each to China and neighbouring Mongolia from April 22 to 25.
India was an 'observer' in the grouping since 2005 and was made full member along with Pakistan last year.
According to reports, Swaraj is also likely to hold a meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the sidelines of the summit.