- St. Petersburg to Host 1st Russia-India Strategic Dialogue on November 25-26 - Organizer
St. Petersburg To Host 1st Russia-India Strategic Dialogue On November 25-26 - Organizer
Fakhir Rizvi 5 months ago Tue 06th November 2018 | 07:00 PM
The first Russia-India Strategic Dialogue will take place in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on November 25-26, Russia's Roscongress Foundation said on Tuesday, adding that Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin and Vice Chairperson of the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) Dr. Rajiv Kumar would be the key speakers of the event.
"The first Russia-India Strategic Dialogue will be held in St. Petersburg on November 25-26, 2018 ... The key event of the business program will be a plenary session featuring Russian Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin and Vice Chairperson of the National Institution for Transforming India Dr. Rajiv Kumar," Roscongress said in a statement.
The participants of the conference will attend five roundtables dedicated to agriculture, small- and medium-sized business, transport, industrial cooperation and digital transformation, the event's organizer added.
Today, projects are being implemented in various areas: metallurgy, energy, defense industry, the development of infrastructure facilities, the digitalization of the economy, pharmacology, and so on ... I am confident that the Strategic Dialogue will provide new opportunities for expanding and strengthening bilateral ties," Anton Kobyakov, adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin, was quoted as saying in the statement.
The upcoming event will bring together some key business figures and government officials from Russia and India. The participants are set to discuss the development of trade and investment cooperation, and state support for Russian and Indian businesses, among other issues.
In 2017, India participated in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) for the first time as the guest country. At this year's forum, the Indian delegation was among the largest ones, according to Roscongress.