Chinese President Xi Jinping reached Ahmedabad on Wednesday for his three-day visit to India that will focus on building closer relations with the world's second-largest economy. The Chinese president was received by Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Airport in Ahmedabad.
Here are the live updates:
05:45 pm: PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach Sabarmati riverfront.
05:08 pm: PM Narendra Modi receives Chinese President Xi Jinping at Sabarmati Ashram.
04:55 pm: Modi and Xi would hold talks on Thursday which would be followed by the signing of several agreements, including on infrastructure and railways, between the two sides.
04:50 pm: Three MoUs signed in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping.
04:49 pm: Pact to set up an industrial park in Gujarat inked in presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
04:41 pm: India and China ink sister city pact between Guangzhou in China and Ahmedabad.
04:30 pm: India and China sign bilateral agreements.
04:16 pm: PM Narendra Modi interacts with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad.
04:00 pm: Modi set aside protocol and received Xi, who arrived in Ahmedabad from Colombo. Both leaders smiled, shook hands and waved at those who had gathered at Hotel Hyatt.
03:46 pm: PM Narendra Modi welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping at a hotel in Ahmedabad.
03: 44 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives to welcome Chinese President Xi JInping at a hotel in Ahmedabad.
03: 00 pm: Guard of honour given to Chinese President Xi Jinping at Ahmedabad airport.
02: 45 pm: Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel receives Chinese President Xi Jinping at Ahmedabad airport
02:44 pm: Chinese President Xi Jinping reaches Ahmedabad.