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24.04.2001 - Days of India in the Republic of Karelia

Ministry of foreign affairs of the Republic of Karelia

Days of India in the Republic of Karelia

On April 23 the Days of India were open in the Republic of Karelia. The official Indian delegation ,. came to celebrate the event. It was the first visit to the republic of the Head of the delegation, Ambassador of the Republic of India in Russian Federation Satinder Kumar Lamba. The members of the delegation are also General Consul of India in St.Petersburg Radjiv Chander, Advisor of the Embassy of India in Moscow R. Kupshpesht, and others.

Mr. S.K. Lamba met with the Head of the Government RK Sergey Katanandov and the leadership of the Legislative Assembly RK. Besides, Indian diplomats took part in festive events, involved in the program of Days of Indian Culture: photoexhibitions, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Indian independence; Indian films festival; international workshop "India-Russia - Prospects of Regional Cooperation." held in PetrGU. At night in a Festive Performance dedicated to the Days of Culture of India was held in the Musical-drama theater of the Republic of Karelia. At the concert the Indian dancers and Petrozavodsk ensemble of Indian dance "Mayury".

In the course of negotiations the prospects of further cooperation were discussed. Mr. Lamba said that they were ready to receive 2 dancers of "Mayury" ensemble for training, one person for studying hindi, training courses for Russian entrepreneurs and bank clerks keep going. All these programs are financed by the Indian Government.

At the same time, the representatives of the Indian agencies held business negotiations with their Karelian colleagues.

Biographic information. Satinder Kumar Lamba was born on June 16, 1941. He had studied History at the universities of Penjab and Delhi. Being awarded Master's degree in History, he took a position as a diplomat. He had worked in the USSR, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Italy, the USA. In October 1998 he was appointed the Ambassador of India in Russian Federation. Last updated: 27 April 2001

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