Chennai, May 23 UNI | 2 months ago

Wei Wei, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China, called on Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah at Raj Bhavan, here today.

According to a Raj Bhavan press release, the Ambassador said, "China is one the world's fastest growing economy. It is the world's second largest economy by both nominal total GDP and Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) and is also the world's largest exporter and importer of goods."

The Ambassador emphasised the need for increased cooperation between India and China to gain mutual benefits.

He said Tamil Nadu was a preferred destination for Chinese investment and it had good governance and was known for its industrial climate.

He observed that there were abut 600 Chinese students in Tamil Nadu and 3000 in India and said 2014 was a friendly exchange year between the both countries.

The Governor said India was a fast developing country and had friendly ties with the nations across the globe. He said Tamil Nadu was a front ranking state, the second largest contributor to India's DGP, an IT and automobile hub and tourist destination.

He said the visit of the visit of the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China would further strengthen the Indo-China bilateral relations and promote trade and commerce between India and China especially China and Tamil Nadu.

Ramesh Chand Meena, IAS, Secretary to Governor, and K V Muralidharan, Deputy Secretary to Governor and Comptroller, Raj Bhavan, were present.

(Posted on 24-05-2014)