On April 7, 2017, IE RAS Director, RAS Corresponding member Аl.А. Gromyko took part in bilateral meeting of Russian and Indian experts «Strategic dialogue Russia – India».
The meeting was attributed to the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of India on April 13. The discussion of the current state of Indian-Russian cooperation was attended by: Chairman of the Board of «Russkiy Mir» foundation, Chairman of the Russian State Duma Committee on science and education V.А. Nikonov; First Vice-Chairman of the Russian State Duma А.D. Zhukov; Director of Observer Research foundation Sunjoy Joshi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Russian Federation Pankaj Saran.