The United States, Britain and France had initially asked the Security Council's Islamic State and al Qaeda sanctions committee to subject JeM founder Masood Azhar to an arms embargo, travel ban and asset freeze in February.
The UN has designated the leader of a militant group behind a deadly bomb attack that brought India and Pakistan to the brink of war as a terrorist. India had first proposed listing of Azhar in 2009 but it was blocked by China many times.
Apart from President Xi, the Pakistan prime minister met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang as well as Vice President Wang Qishan.
The Pakistani foreign ministry had claimed that it agreed to Azhar's listing after all "political references", including attempts to link him to the Pulwama attack, were removed from the proposal to designate him a global terrorist.
But the source told the paper that the listing does not mean the person should be detained.
Azhar's freedom within Pakistan has been a sore point in the relationship between Western countries and Pakistan, and has led to repeated accusations by India that Islamabad uses and harbors militant groups to further its foreign policy agenda.
He also mentioned that the JeM chief was "very unwell" to the extent that he can not leave his house.
It may be recalled that the U.S. designated Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin and Islamic State (IS) recruiter from Bhatkal in Karnataka, Shafi Armar, as global terrorists previous year.
"This commitment has been made at the highest political level".
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Modi has since made national security the main plank in the country's 39-day general election that began on April 11.
China's decision to lift the technical hold is bound to have an impact on the remaining three phases of polls in India.
"The core issue is that he has been declared an worldwide terrorist", Jaitley said, referring to Azhar.
"The world is with India in its fight against terrorism and I am thankful to other countries for their support on behalf of 130 crore Indians".
Faisal said the current decision was based on consensus and Pakistan's concerns were addressed after consultations with China. This should have happened a long time ago.
"The world can't anymore ignore the voice of 1.3 billion Indians", Modi said at an election rally, calling the United Nations decision a great diplomatic victory for the country. China had said it wanted more time to study the February request.
China's shift was the result of pressure mainly from the broader worldwide community, and not just unilateral pressure from the Indian government, he said. He added Prime Minister Imran Khan had "clearly stated there is no space for any proscribed organisation or its affiliates to operate from Pakistani territory".