On August 15, at a reception on the occasion of the 76th anniversary of India's independence, the Chief of Staff of the Chairman of the Organising Committee Sergey Yakovlev thanked the Consul General of India in Saint Petersburg, Mr Kumar Gaurav, for assisting in building business communications between Russia and India and presented a letter of gratitude from the Chairman.
He also congratulated the guests on the Independence Day of India.
"I express my special gratitude to the Consul General Mr Kumar Gaurav for the invitation to the reception dedicated to a landmark event for the Republic of India. The friendly atmosphere, national dishes, hospitality contributed to the dialogue on cooperation within the framework of the V IMBRICS+ Forum. As a sign of appreciation for the fruitful work, the Consul General was awarded a commendation from the Chairman of the Organising Committee, Mikhail Cherepanov," the Chief of Staff said.