Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on the Indian Embassy right here on Thursday.
Singh arrived right here on Wednesday on a three-day go to to attend a vital assembly of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). That is his second go to within the over two months.
“Provided flowers at Bapu’s statue within the Indian embassy in Moscow. My tributes to Mahatma Gandhi,” Singh tweeted.
Singh was accompanied by Indian Ambassador to Russia D.B. Venkatesh Varma.
Sporting a masks, Singh was seen with folded fingers and bowed head in respect in the direction of Gandhi.
The defence ministers of all eight SCO member nations are anticipated to deliberate on regional safety challenges like terrorism and extremism and methods to take care of them collectively right here on Friday, officers mentioned.
On Thursday, Singh held an “wonderful assembly” along with his Russian counterpart Gen. Sergey Shoigu right here and mentioned a variety of points, particularly methods to deepen defence and strategic cooperation.