At the invitation of the Deputy Prime Minister and Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Far Eastern Federal District Mr. Yury Trutnev, External Affairs Minister Mrs. Sushma Swaraj will visit Vladivostok from September 5-7, 2017 to participate in the third Eastern Economic Forum.
The External Affairs Minister’s visit reflects the importance attached by India to emerging opportunities in the Russian Far East, and to its strategic partnership with Russia.
During her visit the External Affairs Minister will participate in the Opening Ceremony of the Forum on September 6 as well as hold bilateral meetings with the Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, and Governors of some of the Far Eastern Regions, among other engagements.
The high level Indian participation in the Vladivostok Forum follows the visit of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi as Guest of Honour at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in June 2017.
30 August 2017