The three-day India-China strategic economic dialogue will begin in New Delhi to discuss various issues, including infrastructure, energy and pharmaceuticals. The dialogue will comprise of round table meetings of joint working groups on infrastructure, energy, high-tech, resource conservation, pharmaceuticals and policy coordination.
The three-day dialogue will be chaired by NITI Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar and Chinese side will led by chairman, National Development and Reforms Commission. Set up between erstwhile Planning Commission and the NDRC, China during the visit of Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao to India in December 2010, the SED has since then served as an effective mechanism for enhancing bilateral practical cooperation.
Border disputes between India and China
- Arunachal Pradesh – controlled by India and claimed by China. Inhabited by Moinbas, Lhobas (Adi), and Daibameis.
- Tawang District – controlled by India and claimed by China.
- Aksai Chin – controlled by China and claimed by India.
- Shaksgam Valley – controlled by China and claimed by India (Conferred to China in 1963 by Pakistan) Trans-Karakoram Tract.