Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in Chennai on Friday afternoon for a second informal meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two leaders will meet on Friday and Saturday in Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu. It will also be involved in several cultural events in the historic city of Mahabalipuram (Mamallapuram) in Chennai.
Special reception has been done at Chennai Airport to welcome Jinping. There are strict security arrangements in the city, 5 thousand personnel are deployed from Chennai to Mahabalipuram. 800 CCTV cameras have been installed at the streets and venue. The Indian Navy and Coast Guard have deployed warships at some distance from the coastline.