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Rajnath Singh to visit Moscow on Nov 5 to co-chair India-Russia meet

Rajnath Singh is also scheduled to visit St Petersburg

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Rajnath Singh
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister is scheduled to visit Russia from November 5-7 to co-chair the 19th Inter-Governmental Commission on Military and Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-M & MTC) in Moscow.

"During his visit, the Defence Minister is expected to hold extensive discussions with Defence Minister of Russia General Sergei Shoigu covering all areas of military-to-military cooperation and defence industrial cooperation," an official release by the Ministry of Defence said.

is scheduled to inaugurate, along with Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov, 'Defence Industry Cooperation Conference'.

The Conference will discuss ways to promote defence industrial cooperation between India and Russia, technology transfer and investment in India in the defence industry under the 'Make in India' programme.

is also scheduled to visit St Petersburg where he will place a wreath at the Piskarevsky Memorial Cemetery honouring the soldiers and civilians who lost their lives during the Second World War.

First Published: Mon, November 04 2019. 17:12 IST