The Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Xi’an, the capital of China’s Shaanxi Province, on the morning of May 14th, 2015. He was received by the Governor of Shaanxi Province Mr. Lou Qinjian, and Vice Foreign Minister of China Mr. Liu Zhenmin.
The Prime Minister visited the Terracotta Warriors Museum, and observed the exhibits there in detail. The Prime Minister also visited the Daxingshan Temple in Xi’an.
In the afternoon, the Prime Minister was received by the President of China, Mr. Xi Jinping, at the Shaanxi Guest House. The two leaders held restricted talks.
The Prime Minister visited the Big Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi’an. He was received at the courtyard inside the main compound by President Xi. The Prime Minister presented a Bodhi Tree Sapling to the Chief Abbot of the Pagoda.
The Prime Minister was given a Traditional Tang Dynasty welcome, at a ceremony at the South City Wall in Xi’an. This was followed by a Dinner Banquet hosted by President Xi Jinping, and a cultural performance at Pot City, South City Wall.
The Prime Minister arrived in Beijing late in the evening.