Earlier on Monday, the Chinese Embassy in Delhi first posted and later removed a statement on its website saying that the two met after the Congress denied it as "fake news".
"It is my job to be informed on critical issues".
On Twitter, Rahul Gandhi confirmed that he had met the Chinese Ambassador Luo Zhaohui, former National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon, Congress leaders from the North East as well as the Bhutanese Ambassador Vetsop Namgyel.
"If the government is so concerned about me meeting an ambassador, they should explain why three ministers are availing Chinese hospitality while the border issue is on", he added.
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The initial opacity surrounding the meeting, coming as it did against the backdrop of an India-China stand-off on the border, even provided some TV channels the opportunity to cast doubts on Mr. Gandhi's motives in meeting the Chinese envoy, as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders leapt into the fray to criticise him. It says Indian troops crossed the Sikkim section of the India-China border into Doka La and obstructed work on what is "indisputably Chinese territory".
He alleged that the report was planted by external affairs ministry and intelligence bureau sources.
"For all these people who have been getting very antsy about it (the meeting) since morning I have some questions too".
On Friday, Rahul had tweeted asking why Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "silent" on China.
After keeping the meeting secret for days, Congress media head Randeep Surjewala opened up and admitted that the meeting indeed took place and said Gandhi also met the Bhutan ambassador to India.
China and India have been engaged in the standoff in the Doklam area near the Bhutan tri-junction for the past three weeks after a Chinese Army's construction party attempted to build a road.