Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend SPIEF 2017
India will be one of the guest countries at the 2017 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which takes place on June 1–3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to attend the event, said Dmitry Peskov, spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will take place on June 1–3, 2017. This will be the second time that it will be held at the ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre”, said Peskov, recalling that previously it had been held at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex.
“One of the guest countries this year will be India. It has been agreed that Prime Minister Modi will visit the St. Petersburg event. We are assigning a high priority to this, and we will carry out detailed preparations for the visit, in terms of both the bilateral aspect and the multilateral forum as a whole”, he added.
Source: ria.ru/economy (Russian)