Deputy CM meets delegation from Moscow
NEW DELHI: Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia met a delegation from Moscow led by Sergey Cheremin, Minister of Moscow Government and discussed significant areas of collaboration between the two cities. "Moscow Government to collaborate with the Delhi government in the areas of Education, Healthcare, Water, Tourism, Waste Management, Public Transport and IT solutions as per the Twin City Agreements for Tourism and Education signed in October 2018," a statement of the government said.
"We are really looking forward to work together. This is the third time we are meeting in one year. Moscow's transport system is one of the best in the world & we'll be eager to learn. We need more & more MSMEs, they're the future of jobs. They are the future of the economy. Delhi is a service sector and MSME city." He assured that the event 'Moscow Days' in Delhi will involve people of Delhi and government of Delhi will host the same," said the Deputy CM.
A major initiative decided is the 'Moscow Days' in Delhi, likely to happen at the end of the year. In October 2018, the governments of Delhi and Moscow signed Twin City Agreements for Tourism and Education. The three-day event 'Moscow Days' in Delhi may be scheduled in the last week of September or the second week of November. DTDC is assigned as the nodal agency to facilitate the event. Similarly 'Delhi Days' in Moscow will also be conducted in this year's timeline. "These events will benefit the people of Delhi and Moscow to understand each other culturally", said Cheremin, while expressing the Moscow Government's interest to cooperate with the Delhi government. This event will be instrumental in consolidating the Indo-Russian relations and also to enable our future generations to understand the legacy of the unique bilateral ties between the countries.