India has invited Russian companies to explore business opportunities in the country and strengthen bilateral economic ties, the commerce ministry said Thursday.
"He invited the Governors of the Far East Regions to lead business delegations to India and explore partnerships with Indian businesses," the ministry said in a statement.
Prabhu held discussions on enhancing bilateral trade and investment between the countries with Denis Manturov, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade and Aysen Nikolayev, Governor of the Sakha Republic.
He interacted with the Governors, Vice-Governors and Representatives of the Russian Far East Regions of Primorye, Yakutia, Sakhalin, Amur, Magadan, Kamchatka, and Khabarovsk.
"Discussions were held on possibilities of mutual cooperation in sectors like mining, agriculture and tourism," it said.
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