India likely to raise issues such UN ban on JeM chief and Pathankot attack mastermind Masood Azhar and its NSG membership bid when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold the bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of BRICS summit starting in Goa today.
A range of key bilateral and international issues including ways to tackle threat of terrorism besides security situation in the region are also likely to figure in the talks.
Earlier on October 14, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang made it clear that there was no change in China's stand on the issues of NSG and Masood Azhar.
Geng said China maintains that 1267 Committee of the UN designated to ban terrorist outfits should work on true facts and make a decision according to consensus of its members.
On the NSG issue, the spokesperson said, "China's position has not changed regarding the joining of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) by India."
According to Indian officials, New Delhi's NSG membership bid and Azhar issue are set to be discussed by the Indian side in today's meeting.
Prime Minister Modi and Xi had last met on the sidelines of G-20 in Hangzhou in September.