New Delhi | Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely to visit India next month as per official sources.
The discussion of the Russian president’s visit to India was discussed during Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj ongoing visit to Moscow. Sushma Swaraj on Friday held talks with the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister, Yuri Borisov.
Meeting begins to expand our relationship across all sectors & identify new opportunities! EAM @SushmaSwaraj & Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov chairing the India-Russia Inter Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological & Cultural Cooperation. pic.twitter.com/JJE3UPX8Ds
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) September 14, 2018
Sushma Swaraj on Friday thanked the Russian government for helping Indian travelers with easier visa procedures during the 23rd edition of IRIGC-TEC (India Russia Inter-Governmental Commission). Swaraj said, “Both our countries are working towards ease of acquiring visa. I welcome Russia’s decision to introduce electronic visas for Indians who are willing to travel to the far-eastern parts of Russia.”
Speaking on the Indo-Russia relationship at the event, Swaraj said,” We have identified new areas of cooperation that include agriculture, science, infrastructure and technology. We would like to extend our cooperation in the field of outer space.”
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