Vladivostok, September 4: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived at Vladivostok International Airport in Russia at 4:30 am IST for his two-day visit to the country. PM Modi received a guard of honour on his arrival in Vladivostok. He also received a warm welcome by Indian diaspora in Vladivostok. Prime Minister Modi will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin today on the first day of his two-day visit. PM Narendra Modi Bats for India-Russia Collaboration to Produce Low Cost Military Equipment.
The Prime Minister is in Russia as the chief guest of the 5th Eastern Economic Forum. He will also take part in the 20th India-Russia Annual Summit along with holding bilateral talks with Putin. The Ministry of External Affairs in a tweet said, “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.”
PM Modi receiving Guard of Honour in Russia:
— ANI (@ANI) 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
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) September 3, 2019
On the eve of his departure to Vladivostok, PM Modi laid stress on strengthening Indo-Russia defence ties. He also said that India and Russia need to take advantage of the low production cost in India to produce military equipment under a joint venture framework at cheaper rates for the third-world nations. India-Russia Sign $3 Billion Deal For Lease of A Nuclear Submarine.
The Prime Minister expressed hope that his meeting with the Russian President on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum will give a new impetus to bilateral ties between the two countries. During PM Modi’s Russian visit, both the nations are expected to sign numerous agreements in the fields of defence, trade, investments, industrial cooperation, energy and connectivity corridors at the 20th Annual Summit.