Indian PM Narendra Modi 

New Delhi, India (BBN)-Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China in May this year, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday ahead of the meeting with her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
“Modiji is going to come in May. I will give them the dates today. This is a preparatory visit,” she told the Indian media after she addressed the Indian community here.
Swaraj is in China on a four-day visit and is accompanied by foreign secretary S Jaishankar, reports The Times of India.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has proposed a six point “template” to broad base India-China engagement with an action oriented approach to usher in Asian century.
Addressing an India-China media forum at the start of her visit here, Swaraj proposed the two countries should follow action oriented approach, broad base bilateral engagement, convergence of common, regional and global interests, develop new areas of cooperation, expand strategic communication, fullfill common aspirations to usher “Asian century”.
Highlighting that her visit is taking place against the backdrop of new government taking over office in India with a decisive mandate, Swaraj said the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government propelled the aspiration of young, vibrant and enterprising generation.
“Even in the last eight months it is already evident that dramatic transformations are underway in my country that will accelerate our journey to modernity,” Swaraj said.
In the background of a strong government emerging in India, Swaraj said Modi already had three meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping and met premier Li Keqiang.
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi was the first foreign dignitary to have been invited by India after Modi government took over, Swaraj said pointing out that India is determined to building relations with China.
BBN/ANS-1Feb14-2:20pm (BST)