• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

China praises Sushma Swaraj's contribution to Sino-India ties

By PTI
|

Beijing, Aug 07: China on Wednesday condoled the demise of external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj and recalled her important contributions in the development of bilateral relations.

China praises Sushma Swarajs contribution to Sino-India ties

The senior BJP leader passed away in New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 67. "Madam Sushma Swaraj is a senior Indian politician," Hua Chunying, Foreign Ministry spokesperson said in written response.

In Pics: Sushma Swaraj's Life and times

"China deeply mourns for the passing of Madam Sushma Swaraj and expresses sincere condolences to her family," Hua said. She said that during her tenure as external affairs minister, "she visited China many times and made important contributions to the development of China-India relations."

Swaraj visited China last on February 27 for the 16th meeting of the foreign ministers of Russia, India and China in Wuzhen city. She met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of the meeting.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more