Narendra Modi to attend St. Petersburg economic forum

30 January 2017 Mikhail Nekrasov
India is a guest country at the 2017 SPIEF, which will be held in June.
Narendra Modi at SCO summit in Ufa
Narendra Modi can get a glimpse of the White Nights in St. Petersburg. Source:

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in June 2017, Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Jan. 30.

India is one of the guest countries, and the arrival of the Indian Prime Minister has been agreed upon, Peskov said.

He added that Russia attaches great importance to Modi’s visit.

The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum is an annual event that is dedicated to economic and business issues. Popularly called the “Russian Davos,” it was first held in 1997. This year’s edition will be held on June 1-3.

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