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Press Release : Indian Youth Delegation's visit to China (25 November- 2 December 2014)
11/26/2014
A 100 member Indian youth delegation, on the invitation of the All China Youth Federation, is currently visiting China as part of the “India China Year of Friendly Exchanges-2014”. The delegation is led by Shri Rajeev Gupta, Secretary (Youth Affairs). The delegation will visit Beijing, Qufu, Jinan and Shanghai between 25 November and 2 December, 2014.


Exchange of Youth Delegation between Indian and China has been taking place since 2007. During the visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao to India in November 2006 the two sides agreed to launch a five year programme for mutual exchange of youth delegation. Later, during the visit of Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to India in December 2010, the two sides agreed to continue youth exchange activities in the next five years. Reciprocal visits have been paid by each country, in each year. In 2014 during the visit of President Xi Jinping the leaders of the two countries recognizing the significance of youth exchanges in increasing mutual understanding, agreed to continue with the annual exchange of youth visits from 2015 to 2019.

A 100 member youth delegation from China visited India from 11-20 September, 2014 and visited Delhi, Cochi and Agra.
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