PM Modi speaks at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Putin in attendance | LIVE
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the Plenary Session of 5th Eastern Economic Forum, in Vladivostok. During his second day of Russia visit, Prime Minister Narendra met a host of world leaders. PM Modi is the chief guest of the Eastern Economic Forum that is being held today at the Russian city of Vladivostok. On Wednesday, PM Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and signed a host of agreements. Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked President Vladimir Putin for his support and explained the reason and strategy behind India's recent decision on Jammu and Kashmir.
Here are the updates on the second day PM Modi's Russia visit:
01:36 pm: My government is actively engaged East Asia as a part of its 'Act East' policy says Prime Minister Narendra Modi
01:33 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said, "In India, we are building a new India on the mantra of 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas'. We are aiming to be 5 trillion dollar economy by 2024.
01:30 pm: PM Modi addresses the 5th Eastern Economic Forum. He said that the relation of India and Far East is not new but ages old. India is the 1st country which opened its consulate in Vladivostok. Even during Soviet Russia when there was restrictions on other foreigners, Vladivostok was open for Indians.
12:52 pm: Prime Minister Modi visited the India Business Pavilion at the Eastern Economic Forum. He launched the Indo-Russian Innovation Bridge, an online platform to bridge the gap between Indian and Russian startup ecosystems to enable meaningful synergies to promote joint innovation in both economies. PM Modi also launched Startup India–Kalyani EdTech Challenge where Invest India and Kalyani Group joined hands to support top Indian & Russian startups.
11:37 am: PM Modi Held talks with Mr. Khaltmaagiin Battulga, the President of Mongolia. They reviewed the full range of bilateral ties and deliberated on ways to enhance cooperation for the mutual benefit of our people.
08:52 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday here took up with his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamed the issue of extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who is a fugitive in India and has taken shelter in Malaysia. Modi took up the matter with Mohamed during their bilateral meeting here on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale told media persons while briefing on the meeting. It was decided that officials of the two countries will be in touch he said, while responding to a question on the issue in the context of India's request to Malaysia for Naik's extradition.
08:19 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets President of Mongolia, Khaltmaagiin Battulga in Vladivostok during the second day of Russia's Eastern Economic Forum.
07:26 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir bin Mohamad and the two leaders discussed ways to diversify the bilateral ties to benefit people in both the countries. Prime Minister Modi met the Malaysian Prime Minister on the sidelines of the fifth meeting of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) held here in the Russian Far East Region.
07:22 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and the two leaders pledged to deepen the robust bilateral ties in a number of areas, including in economic and defence sectors. PM Narendra Modi met with PM Shinzo Abe on the margins of 5th EEF in Vladivostok. Discussed deepening multi-faceted ties in economic, defence and security, start-up and 5G areas and exchanged views on regional situation Read more
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