New Delhi: China pushed for increased economic cooperation with India and to be included in the country's burgeoning infrastructure and manufacturing story through investments as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Monday touched base with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said the new Indian government has "brought a new wind of change".
Wang, who has come as President Xi Jinping's special envoy, met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Sunday. He met the prime minister late Monday afternoon and later called on President Pranab Mukherjee.
Wang said the new Indian government has "brought a new wind of change", which is evident, and that the "international community has great interest and high expectations of the new government".
"And China ardently hopes and is confident that under the leadership of Mr. Modi and based on existing achievements, Indians will achieve greater progress."
Speaking to media persons, Wang said his most important message to Modi was "on your road to national rejuvenation China stands by your side".