PM Modi's day-1 in Russia: Visit to shipbuilding complex, Judo championship and more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived in Russia and was welcomed with 'guard of honour' at Vladivostok airport

Modi-The chief guest

PM Modi has been invited as the chief guest at the Eastern Economic Forum.
 

(Photograph:IANS)

Easter Economic Forum

The forum, that is being held from September 4 to 6, will focus on cooperation and investment. The conference is designed to promote foreign investment in Russia's far east

(Photograph:IANS)

India's view

India believes that the forum will help boost its Indo-Pacific engagement. It will also help both nations meet their energy needs.

The PM had stated that the forum presents a great opportunity to further deepen commercial and economic ties between India and Russia.

(Photograph:IANS)

Multiple business agreements

Multiple business agreements are expected to be signed during PM's visit. These include MoUs for export of coking coal and cooperation in the mining sector
 

(Photograph:IANS)

Five-year plan

A 5-year roadmap will also be announced on hydrocarbon cooperation both in term of purchase and exploration. The prime minister will also be participating in the 20th annual India-Russia summit

(Photograph:Zee News Network)

PM Modi's third meeting with Putin this year

PM Modi met Russian President Vladimir Putin and visited Zvezda shipbuilding complex. PM got a glimpse of Russia's shipbuilding prowess at the facility. This was Modi's third meeting with Putin this year.

The two leaders are also planning to attend a judo championship. The prime minister's first day in Vladivostok will conclude with a dinner that will be hosted by President Putin.
 

(Photograph:IANS)

Read in App