Ahead of his visit to China, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday highlighted the strong potential of the bilateral ties and underlined that Asia has the responsibility to ensure that this is a century free from war.
He spoke to Chinese journalists here on the eve of his first trip to China as Prime Minister.
“Interacted with the Chinese media, where I highlighted the strong potential of India-China ties,” Modi tweeted.
“I talked about our shared responsibility to help developing nations, especially in poverty eradication,” he added.
In another tweet, he said, “Asia, being the land of Buddha has the responsibility to ensure that this is a century free from war.”
Modi will leave on Wednesday for his six-day tour of China, Mongolia and South Korea.
During an interaction with media of South Korea, he said that there can be no better partner than that country for ‘Make in India’ initiative.
“Spoke about leveraging the manufacturing strength of South Korea, with India’s young human resource base,” he said in another tweet.