Oct 3, 2012
The meeting of the India-Russia Inter-governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) which was to be held on Oct 4 has been deferred due to the “inability of the Russian Co-Chair of the Commission and the Defense Minister Serdyukov to travel to India as scheduled. It has been conveyed by the Russian side that the Russian Defense Minister was required to stay in Russia for his urgent participation in a program of the Russian President,” says the MoD release
The meeting will now be held on Oct.10. It is believed Pakistan Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani will be in Moscow on Oct 5.
India is expected to raise delivery schedule of the delayed 45,000- ton aircraft carrier Admiral Gorshkov (INS Vikramaditya) that encountered engine malfunctions during recent trials.