A seven-strong Chinese delegation arrived by air from Peking at New Delhi Aug 17 to resume the Sino-Indian border talks.
LV Mr. Mehta, Dr. Gopal, Mr. Pan Tzu Li wait at airport.
SV Chinese team leave plane, Chang Wen Chin received by Pan Tzu Li.
SV Mehta with Chang Wen Chin.
CU Chang Wen Chin.
CU Pan Tzu Li.
SV Delegates leave airport.
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Background: A seven-strong Chinese delegation arrived by air from Peking at New Delhi Aug 17 to resume the Sino-Indian border talks. The team is headed by Asian Affairs Director at the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Chang Wen-Chin; and Director of the Chinese Foreign Office in Tibet, Yang Kung So.
J.S. Mehta, leader of the Indian delegation at the talks, and Chinese Ambassador in India, Pan Tzu Li, greeted the Chinese delegates at the airport. Mr. Mehta is Director of the Chinese Division at the Indian Foreign Ministry. The talks, a continuation of those held in Peking June-July, were expected to last six weeks.
Earlier this month India sent a strong protest to China over further violation of the Indian border by Chinese troops. Mr. Nehru told Parliament: "They come secretly like thieves in the night." Mr. Nehru later announced high priority roads works apart from military measures - in the mountainous border areas to help meet the possibility of attack.