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849. 

Which union minister participated a delegation to Vladivostok, Russia?

[A]. Shri Suresh Prabhu
[B]. Shri Piyush Goyal
[C]. Shri Arun Jaitley
[D]. Shri Dinesh Kumar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Commerce and Industry Minister, Mr Piyush Goyal led a high-power delegation to explore the opportunities for enhancing trade and investment from India to the Far East region of Russia at Vladivostok, Russia from August 11-13, 2019. His visit is a precursor to the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 5th edition of the Eastern Economic Forum in September, 2019 where PM will be the guest of honour. Russia's Deputy Prime Minister, Yuri Trutnev and Commerce Minister of India Piyush Goyal underlined the need to diversify and deepen trade links in priority sectors, in order to meet the trade target of $30 billion by 2025. In 2018-19, the bilateral trade between the countries stood at $8.3 billion.

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