Delhi and Moscow sign agreement for cooperation in tourism

Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi with Sergey Cheremin, Minister of Moscow

Delhi government has signed a twin city agreement with Moscow, Russia, on 5th October 2018, for cooperation tourism, transport, education, culture, healthcare, e-governance and environment.

Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi and Sergey Cheremin, Minister of Moscow and Head of the Moscow City Department of External Economic and International Relations, has signed the agreements on behalf of the two cities. The agreement is for three years.

“The agreement will further strengthen the relationship between the two cities,” said Sisodia while speaking to the media after signing the agreement. Meanwhile, Cheremin said, India and Russia are strategic partner for many decades.

“We have worked hard to develop this strong relationship,” said Cheremin.

Ruling Aam Aadmi Party ministers Satyendar Jain, Kailash Gahlot and Rajender Pal Gautam were present during the signing of the agreement. Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash and other senior officials also attended the event.