• Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Xi'an in China on Thursday.PMO India Twitter
  • PM Modi writing in the visitors' book at the Terracota Warriors Museum in Xi'an.PMO India Twitter

India and China on Friday signed a record 24 agreements in Beijing worth $10 billion. See COMPLETE LIST Here

After holding delegation-level talks with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Nathu La Pass route will open in June for the pilgrims to visit Kailash Mansarovar on the other side of the border. READ FULL SPEECH HERE

PHOTOS: PM Narendra Modi begins his 3 Day China Tour | Modi visits Historic Terracotta Warriors Museum in Xian, China | Modi visits Daxingshan Temple


15 May

10.40 am (IST): Modi and Chinese Premier Li launched the first ever India-China Forum of State and Provincial Leaders. 


 10.00 am (IST): The Nathu La route for Indian pilgrims to visit Kailash Mansarovar is set to become operational in June, Modi said in Beijing. 

9.35 am (IST): India and China signed a record 24 agreements in Beijing. 

Here is the complete list - 


9.29 am (IST): The two countries are in the midst of signing crucial agreements. About 24 agreements are being signed. 


9.20 am (IST): Modi receives an official welcome in Beijing. 


14 May

10.55 pm (IST): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Beijing for the second leg of his China trip. 


3.10 pm (IST): Modi and Jinping will now head to the historic Wild Goose Pagoda. 

3. 09 pm (IST): The two leaders reportedly discussed counter-terrorism measures. 

2. 50 pm (IST): The Modi-Xi meeting has ended. 

2.00 pm (IST): Modi and Jinping began summit-level talks. MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted a picture of the two leaders, titling it 'Speaking for a third of humanity'.  

1.05 pm (IST): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping, who broke with tradition to receive him in his hometown of Xi'an. It is rare that the Chinese president meets foreign guests outside Beijing. 

11.49 am (IST): "I am glad to see the enthusiasm among people of China," Modi tweeted. 

11.15 am (IST): "President Xi invited me to visit his hometown," Modi reportedly told his followers on Sina Weibo, a popular Chinese micro-blogging platform that Modi had joined ahead of his China trip.

10. 20 am (IST): Here's what PM Modi wrote in the vistors' book at the Terracotta Warriors Museum earlier in the day.

10. 15 am (IST): Modi at the Daxingshan Temple.

9. 25 am (IST): PM Modi visited the Terracotta Warriors Museum.

7. 30 am (IST): PM Modi arrived in China at about 5 am India time.

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