Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday left for St.Petersburg, Russia after visiting Spain as a part of his four-nation tour. PM Modi, who left from Madrid in Spain, tweeted in both English and Spanish , thanking the Spanish government and its people for their remarkable hospitality during his visit. PM Modi said his visit was fruitful and a significant ground was covered by both the governments. He tweeted, “Los vínculos entre la India y España van a seguir creciendo, y esto beneficiará a los pueblos de ambas naciones. Los vínculos entre la India y España van a seguir creciendo, y esto beneficiará a los pueblos de ambas naciones.(The links between India and Spain will continue to grow, and this will benefit the peoples of both nations.)”
Russia is the third and one of the most important country, the Prime Minister will be visiting during his four-nation tour. PM Modi’s Russia visit will last until June 2 and he will also participate in 18th India-Russia Annual Summit. In a Facebook post, PM Modi had informed that he would be conducting detailed discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin to take forward Indo-Russian dialogue from the last Summit in Goa in October 2016. He also said, “In a first meeting of its kind, I will also have the opportunity to engage with Governors from various Russian regions to further broad base bilateral cooperation and more actively involve States/Regions and other diversified stakeholders”.
In Russia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also go to Piskarovskoye Cemetery to pay his tributes to the people, who had died during the seize of Leningrad. PM Modi is also scheduled to visit the famous State Hermitage Museum and the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts. “I greatly look forward to my visit to St. Petersburg in this special year for the bilateral relationship as both countries celebrate the 70th Anniversary of our diplomatic relations,” PM Modi had said.