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Vyacheslav Nikonov participated in deputy group meeting on development of parliament connections with India

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Vyacheslav Nikonov participated in deputy group meeting on development of parliament connections with India


16.06.2017

Russian Parliament members held a meeting with the delegation from the Indian Embassy in the State Duma on June 14 2017, as per press-service of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science.

The State Duma deputy Pavel Dorokhin advised that the deputy group on collaboration with the Indian colleagues has existed in the State Duma for two decades already. “The main purpose of our work is to popularize and strengthen strategic relations between the Russian Federation and Republic of India, the deputy underlined.

The head of the Indian delegation, General Director of the Indian Council of World Affairs Nalin Surie expressed his gratitude to Russia for organizing this meeting. The diplomat has underlined that parliaments play an important role in development of relations between the two countries. “Indian-Russian partnership has promising future”, Nalin Surie noted.

Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science Vyacheslav Nikonov has talked about positive dynamics in Russian-Indian cooperation, but criticized insufficient development of logistics between these countries. “We have to think about connecting Russia and India with transport infrastructure. Much attention should also be paid to military-technical collaboration”, Vyacheslav Nikonov offered.

In the course of the meeting, the parties discussed other possibilities for mutual collaboration, including cultural-humanitarian activities.

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