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PM Narendra Modi asks For Chair Instead of Sofa at EEF in Russia

PM Narendra Modi asks For Chair Instead of Sofa at EEF in Russia :- Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Russia refused a comfortable sofa that was kept especially for him at a photo session. In spite of that sofa, he asked for a simple chair to sit with others for the duration of his visit to Russia.

PM Narendra Modi asks For Chair Instead of Sofa at EEF

After this, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal also shared a Twitter video of PM Modi choosing for a chair over the sofa as officials can be seen swapping the sofa with a chair on Tuesday.

Goyal tweeted, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s simplicity was on display today as he got the special arrangement for him removed and chose to sit on a common chair along with others,”

PM Modi visited Russia on a two-day visit in order to attend the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.

He was invited as a Chief Guest for which PM Modi has also tweeted, “Honoured to have been the Chief Guest at @en_forumvostok. Happy to have got the opportunity to interact with fellow world leaders.

EEF is an example of President Putin’s stupendous efforts to further develop the Far Eastern Region and India will support him in this endeavour.”

PM Modi, during his visit to Russia also visited India Business Pavilion at 5th EEF in Vladivostok. After which PM Modi tweeted, “At the Eastern Economic Forum, PM @narendramodi visited the India Pavilion.

India’s large scale participation at the Forum will deepen business linkages and augur well for the vibrant start-up eco-system that is powered by youthful energy as well as dynamism.”

He also appreciated the work of Putin’s vision for development, PM Modi said, “I am inspired by President Putin’s vision for the far East. It is clear that President Putin’s vision is in line with the development of the people of this region. It is similar to our vision of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas””

PM Modi on Iran at EEF in Russia also said that he has no aim to interfere in internal matters of a country. “To avoid any side effect arising due to recent problems in Iran, we’ve done arrangements for security of our oil tankers (passing through Strait of Hormuz). We have no aim to interfere in internal matters of a country,” says Modi at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.

PM Modi at EEF also indicated that he is looking forward to make the India-Russia cooperation stronger in areas such as healthcare, education and skill development.

He tweeted, “India is proud to be an active participant in the Eastern Economic Forum. High level delegations from India have come to this prestigious Forum.

We look forward to stronger India-Russia cooperation in areas like healthcare, education, skill development and more sectors.”