Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit Russia to attend the Eastern Economic Forum as one of the Chief guests. Also, PM Modi is scheduled to hold the 20th annual summit between India and Russia. While, speaking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said, "It's going to be a short visit, just 36 hours. PM will arrive in Vladivostok on 4th September morning & depart on 5th Sept evening".
Talking about the purpose of PM Narendra Modi's visit in Russia, he said, "There are two main purposes for this visit- he has been invited by President Putin to attend Eastern Economic Forum as one of the chief guests and he'll also hold the 20th annual summit between India & Russia."
While asked about 'Will India raise the issue of Zakir Naik with regards to the possibility of him being extradited or deported? he said, "Foreign Secretary As of now we're still waiting for confirmation on the bilateral if there's meeting with Malaysia, we'll certainly brief the media".