In­dia, China to iden­tify project in ca­pac­ity build­ing in Afghanistan

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BEIJING: In­dia and China have agreed that they will jointly move for­ward in iden­ti­fy­ing a spe­cific project in the area of ca­pac­ity build­ing in Afghanistan, In­dian For­eign Sec­re­tary Vi­jay Gokhale said.

Dur­ing the in­for­mal sum­mit be­tween Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi and Chi­nese Pres­i­dent Xi Jin­ping in Wuhan in April, the two lead­ers had agreed to un­der­take a joint In­dia-china eco­nomic project in Afghanistan.

PM Modi had de­tailed dis­cus­sions with Xi on bi­lat­eral and global is­sues on the side­lines of the Shanghai Co­op­er­a­tion Or­gan­i­sa­tion (SCO) sum­mit here. Gokhale said that on Afghanistan there was a brief dis­cus­sion on the projects, The In­dian Ex­press has re­ported.

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