Beijing : China is willing to set up a high-level meeting mechanism with India on security to further promote security and law enforcement cooperation, Chinese State Councillor Guo Shengkun said here on Thursday.
Guo, who is also public security minister, made the remarks during talks with India's Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Xinhua reported. Guo said the rapid development of China-India relations has brought up new demands for cooperation on security and law enforcement.
Singh, who is the first Indian home minister to visit China in 10 years, said India was ready to enhance security cooperation with China to lift bilateral ties to new heights.
Guo said: "The China Public Security Ministry is willing to work with the India Ministry of Home Affairs to set up a high-level meeting mechanism in accordance with the strategic plans agreed by leaders of both countries."
He called on both sides to strengthen exchanges on various levels, forge ahead with counterterrorism and drug-control cooperation, effectively address common challenges and maintain regional and international peace and stability to create sound environment for bilateral cooperation.(IANS)