Taiwan relies on such exchanges to counter China's efforts to isolate the self-governing island that Beijing claims as its own territory, to be annexed by military force if it deems necessary.
Global rules cannot be written by individual countries: Chinese President Xi Jinping takes swipe at US
Xi Jinping said the international community should step up cooperation and work together to address the various challenges and global issues facing humanity.
The expansion of the vaccination campaign comes as parts of China take new clampdown measures to try to stamp out small outbreaks.
Authorities have been racing to containvirus infections via mass testing of residents and targeted lockdowns, as the outbreak spreads to eleven provinces.
The National Health Commission said 35 new cases of local transmission had been detected over the past 24 hours, four of them in Gansu.
China has no right to interfere with reincarnation process of Dalai Lama: Tawang Monastery head lama
The abbot praised India for its peaceful approach but said it may not work with China which wants to establish its supremacy.
The law, which becomes operational from January 1 next year, stipulates that "the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the People's Republic of China are sacred and inviolable", it said.
The ambitious CPEC was launched in 2015 when Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Pakistan.
The event was expected to have 26,000 participants, taking part in races including a full marathon and half marathon, in the city where coronavirus was first identified towards the end of 2019.
The spike has prompted health officials in Beijing and other provinces to step up with measures like testing, isolation of communities, cancelling hotel bookings, and the use of sanitisers and masks.
CDS General Bipin Rawat said India's relations with Bhutan and Nepal have always been robust and any issues with these countries have been addressed in a positive manner.
Danger to stability in South Asia due to China's ambitions, Sino-Pak nexus 'anti-Indian': CDS General Bipin Rawat
General Bipin Rawat said that there is omnipresent danger to the stability of South Asia due to China's ambitions for power at the global level.
Beijing has already banned minors from playing online games for more than three hours a week in an effort to tackle addiction.
Speaking on “Preparations for War” at the inaugural ceremony of a three-day conclave to commemorate 50 years of India’s victory in the 1971 Indo-Pak war,
General Bipin Rawat said India faces a myriad of external security challenges and most worrisome are China's technological advances in the cyber and space domains.