New Delhi: In the wake of stand-off going on between Indian Army and Chinese troops, At Beijing on Saturday China issues advisory, a safety advisory for its citizens traveling to India as well as to its nationals living in India, asking them to pay close attention to personal safety and local security.
As per a report on the People’s daily, the advisory was issued through the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. It asked Chinese travellers to India to pay close attention to the security situation and take necessary precautions.
Chinese foreign ministry officials emphasized that it is an advisory and not an alert that was issued.
As per the new statement released by the Chinese Embassy, Chinese nationals in India have been asked to pay close attention to personal safety as well as local security situation.
China issues Advisory a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping during an informal BRICS meeting in Hamburg , Germany, amidst the lengthy ongoing tension between India and China in Sikkim.
Just two days earlier, China had indicated that it was considering options on issuing a travel alert for citizens visiting India.
There was also a possibility of a slowdown in Chinese investments in India, the state-run Global Times said in a editorial that listed the potential fallout of the border face-off.