Indian and Chinese troops had been locked in a stand-off for over two months last year in the Doklam area near Sikkim before "disengaging" on August 28.
Doval's meeting with Yang, the Politburo member of the CPC, comes ahead of several key dialogues between the two countries after the Dokalam stand-off.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying has said that Donglong (Dokalam) belongs to China because it has historical conventions and there is no such thing as changing status quo.
The 73-day long standoff ended on August 28 last year after China agreed to halt the road building activities at Dokalam in Sikkim Section.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said that Dokalam, over which Bhutan also claims sovereignty, is Chinese territory and said China is building facilities in the area.
Doklam standoff: Important to not change status quo at sensitive points at India-China border, says Indian envoy
The 73-day standoff at Doklam in Sikkim where Chinese military attempted to build a road close to Chicken Neck corridor has sparked a new round of tensions at the border.
The PLA has been executing military training instructions issued by President Xi Jinping on January 3 by conducting drills at home and abroad involving its ground forces, Navy, Air Force, and police.
China and India were engaged in a 73-day tense standoff at Dokalam in the Sikkim sector which ended on August 28.
During today's border talks, first since the 73-day-long military standoff in Doklam, the two sides underlined the need to build on their convergences while seeking mutually acceptable resolutions.
Wang's visit to New Delhi is the first by a top Chinese official to India after the 73-day Dokalam standoff and after the commencement of the second five-year term of President Xi Jinping.
General Rawat said there had been a disengagement of troops of both countries in Dokalam, where the two sides were locked in a stand-off that ended in August.
The president said India was delighted to see the rapid progress made in Bhutan while simultaneously preserving its very special culture as well as protecting the environment.
In his response, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said that the Chinese Army is in its own territory and similarly the Indian forces are also present on the other side, the member said.
By K J M Varma Beijing, Oct 22 (PTI) The 73-day-long Dokalam standoff was "safely resolved" after several rounds of talks with India, a top Chinese ...
Troops of India and China were locked in a 73-day-long standoff in Dokalam since June 16 after the Indian side stopped the building of a road in the disputed area by the Chinese Army.
China has issued a travel advisory to its nationals visiting India, the first such warning after the Dokalam standoff, warning them about denial of visas to visit "restricted areas".
The Doklam problem was not the last of its kind and the Army cannot afford to lower its guard since it has been resolved, a top military commander said today.
As the BRICS summit is set to begin on Sunday in China, Senior economist Sumedh Devrokar said that India-China business ties will not be affected by Dokalam.
Through the 72-day standoff at Doklam, Nathu La traders reckon they become the collateral damage in a contest they know would never flare into a war.
The official, on the condition of anonymity, said there were about 1700-1800 Chinese troops in the area where they proposed to build a road and all of them have left.