The 17th annual meeting of the IRIGC was co-chaired by External Affairs Minister S.
A new Working Group on Modernisation has been added to the nine WGs already existing within the IRIGC. It will deal with integration of technological platforms, not only on a bilateral basis but also in the format of BRICS.
Rogozin, who was recently appointed Co-Chairman of the Indo-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission (IRIGC) for Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation, will be on his first visit to India as Deputy Prime Minister.
Rogozin and Krishna will hold an inter-session meeting of the IRIGC to review progress in bilateral cooperation in the trade and industrial spheres, since the 16th session of the IRIGC held in Moscow in November 2011.