New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India-China relations are truly good neighbourly and are based on a high degree of trust and understanding with a strong intersection of common interests, President Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday when Chinese premier Li Keqiang met him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
“Our vision for India-China relations is of a truly good neighbourly relationship that is based on a high degree of trust and understanding with a strong intersection of common interests,” the president said.
He said the two countries should be sensitive to each other’s concerns and there was need to build trust as well as expand shared interests.
The president also said that the trans-border rivers should unite rather than divide the two people.
Li warmly reciprocated the president’s words and assured him that China sees India as a strategic partner and believes there is great potential for improved bilateral relations.
China would do nothing to harm India’s interests, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement quoted Li as saying.