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29 января / 2019

On the Visit of Russian Ambassador to India H.E. Mr Nikolay Kudashev to Tamil Nadu

On January 22-25, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of India H.E. Mr Nikolay R. Kudashev visited the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. During his trip, the head of the Russian diplomatic mission met with Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, and took part in the investment forum “Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet – 2019”. Ambassador also met the staff of the Consulate General of Russia in Chennai, as well as compatriots living in the south of the country.
During conversations with the leadership of Tamil Nadu, the Ambassador reaffirmed the course for further strengthening of a special and privileged strategic partnership between Russia and India. The importance of boosting bilateral cooperation at the interregional level was noted, including the intensification of existing ones and the establishment of new state twinning relations with the regions of the European part of Russia and the Russian Far East. The sides also emphasized need to study the modalities of launching the Chennai-Vladivostok marine transport corridor.
The topics of cooperation between Russian and Indian companies in the aerospace and defense industries, energy, as well as in the field of infrastructure, agriculture, culture, science, education and tourism were discussed during the meetings with the representatives of business community. Special attention was given to the potential of cooperation between our countries within the framework of the “Defense Industrial Corridor” project and the new aerospace and defense policy of Tamil Nadu for
The trip of the head of the Russian diplomatic mission was covered by the South Indian media and contributed to the strengthening of Russian-Indian relations.