Video conference on cooperation between St. Petersburg and Mumbai
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07.10.2020 в 18:00

A video conference on cooperation between the sister cities of St. Petersburg and Mumbai was held on October 7, 2020.

Distinguished guests took part in the event: Ms. Kishori Pednekar, Mayor of Mumbai, Mr. Evgeny Grigoriev, Chairman of the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg, Mr. Deepak Miglani, Consul General of India in St. Petersburg, Mr. Alexei Surovtsev, Consul General of the Russian Federation in Mumbai, Mr. Sergei Fandeev, Director of the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Mumbai, Mr. Alexander Schegolev, Deputy Trade Commissioner of Russia in India, Mr. Timur Vekilov, Representative of the Russian Export Centre in India.

Prospects of trade and economic cooperation, particularly in the field of water treatment, water supply and sewerage, development of public road transport, and organization of a medical care system in a pandemic were discussed during the conference.

The Russian and Indian sides agreed on further cooperation in the mentioned sectors, as well as on the transfer of experience in solving problems in the field of urban development using modern technologies and solutions.