The two sides are likely to discuss the border dispute that includes Beijing’s claim over the northeastern state during Wen’s visit. India and China have held 14 rounds of talks to resolve the dispute so far.
Metok, the region’s last isolated county, is also the place where the Brahmaputra enters India. Recently, New Delhi conveyed its concerns to Beijing over China’s plans to build a dam on the river.
China has spent $20 billion on developing infrastructure in Tibet, causing concern in New Delhi as it provides Beijing the capability to move troops quickly to the areas bordering India.