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Days of Moscow open in India’s capital

October 26, 2012, 9:46 UTC+3

Forum will last until October 29

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MOSCOW, October 26 (Itar-Tass) — The Days of Moscow will open in India’s capital of New Delhi on Friday and will last until October 29, the Russian capital’s department of foreign economic and international relations said.

The delegation of the Moscow city government will be led by the department’s chief, Sergei Cheremin.

Moscow and the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCT) are expected to sign a cooperation agreement for the upcoming three years.

“The document envisages stronger cooperation in high technologies, healthcare, pharmaceutics and exhibition activities,” the department said.

Moreover, the Moscow authorities together with the Business Council for Cooperation with India and the government of Delhi plan to hold a business forum targeted at strengthening mutually advantageous relations between the two capitals.

The Business Council for Cooperation with India started its activities following a decision of the two countries’ leaders to expand bilateral cooperation. It seeks to enhance business, trade and economic relations between Russia, India and countries of the Asia-Pacific Region.

Delegates to the forum will discuss stronger cooperation in different sectors of economy, attraction of foreign investments, improvement of business climate, peculiarities of doing business in Russia and India and modern approaches to resolve pressing problems of big cities.

Within the forum’s framework an agreement to create the Russian-Indian Trading House in Moscow similar to that opened in India’s Mumbai last April will be signed.

Along with the business programme the Days of Moscow include cultural and sports events. The festivities will be unveiled by a new film by Russian film director Vitaly Melnikov - The Admirer.

The exhibition Walking Across Moscow will show residents and guests of New Delhi photos and videos of the Russian capital, its faces, architecture and identity.

The programme also includes performances by the world’s most acclaimed chamber orchestra The Moscow Virtuosi, Gzhel Theatre of Dance and Romen Theatre, the oldest and the most famous of Romani theatres in the world.

A chess tournament will gather chess players and admirers.


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