On April 13 a scientific conference dedicated to the 65th
Anniversary of establishing Russian-Indian diplomatic relations was
held in the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign
Affairs (MFA). On invitation of MFA Department of India Mrs. L.I.
Kornaukhova, RISTC Deputy Director General, took part in the
The conference was opened by Deputy Foreign
Minister of the Russian Federation Mr. Igor.V. Morgulov and Foreign
Minister of the Republic of India Mr. S.M. Krishna. ”The potential of
Russian-Indian economic interaction is practically unlimited”, said Mr.
Igor Morgulov, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister. Protocol devoted to
this significant date was signed.
Speeches delivered by Dr.
S.I. Lunev, PhD, Professor of Oriental Studies Chair, Moscow State
Institute of International Relations of the Russian Federation Ministry
of Foreign Affairs (MGIMO – University), Dr. T.L. Shaumyan, PhD,
Director of the Centre of Indian Studies, Institute of Oriental
Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, and other conference participants
were devoted to various aspects of Russian-Indian relations, scientific
analysis of their past, present and prospects of their development.