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PM Narendra Modi in Russia for His 3rd Bilateral Visit With Focus on Strengthening Bilateral Relations

PM Narendra Modi in Russia for His 3rd Bilateral Visit With Focus on Strengthening Bilateral Relations :- Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Russia on Wednesday on a two-day visit. During the visit, the PM will hold summit talks with President Vladimir Putin and attend the Eastern Economic Forum.

PM Narendra Modi in Russia for His 3rd Bilateral Visit

The ministry of external affairs tweeted to inform about the same. They wrote, “PM @narendramodi was warmly welcomed at Vladivostok airport on his 3rd bilateral visit to Russia. Over the next 2 days, bilateral meeting with President Putin, participation at Eastern Economic Forum & meetings with other world leaders on the agenda.”

Modi also tweeted at 05.09 am IST, “Landed in Vladivostok, capital of the Russian Far East and the crossroads of a dynamic region. Looking forward to joining various programmes in this short but important visit.”

The prime minister received a guard of honour on his arrival in Vladivostok.

Before departing to Russia, the Prime Minister in his departure statement on Tuesday said, “I look forward to discussing the regional and international issues of mutual interest with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the visit also underlines the desire of the two countries to diversify and further strengthen bilateral relations. I also look forward to meeting other global leaders attending the Eastern Economic Forum, and interacting with Indian Industry and business representatives participating in it.”

Modi further said, “Our strong partnership is complemented by a desire to promote a multi-polar world and the two countries closely cooperate towards this end in regional and multilateral fora.”

In Vladivostok, PM Modi will attend the 5th Eastern Economic Forum as the chief guest at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Prime Minister will also hold the 20th India-Russia Annual Summit with Putin.

His visit to the Russian Far East Region is the first by an Indian prime minister. He said that the forum focuses on the development of business and investment opportunities in the Russian Far East Region, and presents enormous potential for developing close and mutually beneficial cooperation between India and Russia in the region.