Wang Yi pointed out that over the past year, the Chinese and Indian government departments had achieved many results in implementing the consensus of the leaders of the two countries. The key now is to expand the strategic consensus between the leaders of the two countries into a common understanding of the people of both countries at different social levels and translate them into the conscious actions of their peoples. To this end, China is willing to work with India to comprehensively strengthen pragmatic cooperation and humanitarian exchanges, so that China-India friendship and cooperation flows forward like the Yangtze and Ganges rivers, and injects a strong and lasting impetus for the development of bilateral relations.
At the press conference on March 8, 2019, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that 2018 is an important year in the history of Sino-Indian relations. President Xi Jinping held a historic Wuhan meeting with Prime Minister Modi, which opened up a new model of high-level exchanges between China and India, enhanced mutual trust and friendship between the leaders of the two countries, and also clarified the future direction of China-India relations. The general direction is that as two ancient civilizations with a population of 2.7 billion, as the two largest developing countries and two emerging economies, we should mutually realize our respective dreams of cooperative partnership and important opportunities for developing our own economies. And work together to make due contributions to the revitalization and prosperity of Asia.