The two foreign ministers exchanged views on the situation along the so-called Line of Actual Control, which temporarily separates the two most populated and nuclear-powered nations on Earth, All India Radio informed.
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit, which is held in Dushanbe, the capital and largest city of Tajikistan.
Jaishankar stated that since his previous meeting with Wang Yi on July 14, the two sides had made some progress in the resolution of pending issues along the boundary line, but there were still some matters that needed to be resolved.
Both nations agreed that the prolongation of the existing situation is not in the interest of either side, as it negatively affects the bilateral relationship.
Indian and Chinese officials expect to hold the 13th round of military dialogue to resolve the border issue, which became tense in April 2020 when clashes resulted in the death of 20 Indian soldiers.