EAM Sushma Swaraj to co-chair 23rd meeting of IRIGC-TEC with Russian Dy PM in Moscow today
IndiaExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will co-chair the 23rd meeting of Inter-Governmental Commission on Technical and Economic Cooperation (IRIGC-TEC) with Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federation, Yuri Borisov in Moscow on Friday. IRIGC-TEC is a standing body which annually meets and reviews ongoing activities of bilateral cooperation in the fields of bilateral trade and investment, science and technology, culture and other issues of mutual interest. The Commission, after taking stock of bilateral cooperation in various fields, will provide policy recommendations and directions in the concerned fields.
Mrs Swaraj arrived in Moscow on Thursday and met her Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar in a tweet said, both leaders had a good exchange of views on bilateral and regional issues. Russian Foreign Minister also hosted a dinner in honour of Mrs Swaraj. Earlier, Mrs Swaraj had a brief stopover at Ashgabat en route to Russia during which she held discussions with her Turkmenistan counterpart Rashid Meredov. Both leaders discussed issues of bilateral interest. .