ShriAnand Sharma, Hon'ble Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles (CITM) led the Indian delegation for St. Petersburg International Economic Forum SPIEF-2012 which was held at St. Petersburg on 21-23 June 2012.
On 10 June 2012, Consul General met Novogorad Governor Mr. Sergey Mitin. The WilikyNovogorad city celebrated its 1153rd anniversary of the foundation day. Consul General participated in the celebrations. The city was established in AD 859.