August 8, 2016: H.E. Mr. Pankaj Saran, Ambassador of India to the Russian Federation visited the city of Taganrog. He was accompanied by Indian diplomats, two air force attaches and Mr. Bhatti Sunder Lai, President of Indo Bank.
Indian and Russian sides are interested to develop cooperation in education, cultural exchanges and business relations between Russian state aircraft corporations Beriev
Besides the existing long-term business relationships with such large companies as Krasny Kotelshchik
boiler factory, Beriev Aircraft Company
and Krasny Gidropress
, there is a traditional and ever-growing cultural cooperation: Indian children have participated in every international edition of the biennial art contest for kids "Anton Chekhov and Heroes of His Works"
During the tour of the city, the Indian delegation was accompanied by Deputy Mayor for Social Affairs Mrs. Yelena Shelukhina and Foreign Relations Officer Mr. Mirgorodskiy. The guests visited Taganrog Museum of Art, The Chekhov Birth House memorial museum, Taganrog Museum of Local Lore and History (The Alferaki Palace), Peter the Great monument and Taganrog's historic downtown area.