PM Narendra Modi arrives in Russia on two-day visit
New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived in Russia on a two-day visit where he will hold talks with President Vladimir Putin and attend the Eastern Economic Forum.
With this he has became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the Russian Far East Region.
"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," PM Modi tweeted at 05.09 am IST.
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted the pictures from the visit.
Zdravstvuyte Rossiya!— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) September 3, 2019
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. pic.twitter.com/x8NnoUjdUI
President Vladimir Putin invited PM Narendra Modi to attend the 5th Eastern Economic Forum as the chief guest.
Ahead of his departure, PM Modi said that he is looking forward for discussion on regional and international issues of mutual interest with President Putin.
“I look forward to discussing with my friend President Putin the entire gamut of our bilateral partnership as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest,” the Prime Minister said in his departure statement in New Delhi.
“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,” PM Modi said.