The agreement was signed by Moscow`s Minister of Municipal Government and Head of International Relations Sergey Cheremin and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister, Shri Manish Sisodia. In addition, in 2013, the Moscow government organized two roundtables as part of the cooperation programme between the cities of Delhi and Moscow on (i) medical technologies and health care and (ii) high technology and security measures in major cities. The capital of India experienced Moscow`s still fiery culture at the two-day “Moscow Days in Delhi” event! The event was organized by the Tourism Department of the Delhi government to strengthen ties with the Russian capital. The Moscow government and the government of the national capital of the territory of Delhi signed on Friday an agreement of the partner city for cooperation in different areas for the next three years. Delhi and Moscow sign a two-city agreement for cooperation over the next three years As part of the “Twin City Agreement” between the Delhi and Moscow governments, the “Moscow Days in Delhi” on 18-19 November witnessed an open air in the form of important activities representing Moscow`s art, culture and life. Delhi Deputy MP Manish Sisodia said the event was an opportunity for everyone to discover Moscow`s “great offers.” Ministers AAP Satyendar Jain, Kailash Gahlot, Rajender Pal Gautam were present at the signing of the agreement. Senior officers, including Secretary General Anshu Prakash, also attended the event. Previous agreements have been held “Delhi Days in Moscow” in 2006 and “Moscow Days in Delhi” in 2008. Both functions were organized by the Department of Art and Culture due to the signing on 2 May 2006 of an agreement between the Secretary, the Demcer, the GNCTD and the Deputy Head of the Department of International Cooperation in Moscow. Delhi`s Deputy Prime Minister Manish Sisodia and Moscow Minister Sergey Cheremin signed the cooperation agreement in the fields of education, culture, health, e-governance, tourism and transport for three years. The first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation between the Government of Moscow (Russian Federation) and the Government of the National Territory of the Capital of Delhi was signed on 25 September 2002 and will continue on 26 October 2012 for the period 2012-2015.
The two-day event was an example of positive relations between Moscow and Delhi, which show their positive effects on the growing educational relations between the two nations. Over the years, Russia has become one of the most popular destinations for Indian students looking for a way to study medicine at foreign universities.