This will be Rajnath's first visit to Russia as the home minister, where he will hold discussions with Russian Minister of Interior Vladimir Kolokoltsev and Minister of Civil Defence, Emergency Situations and Disaster Relief Vladimir Puchkov, besides other meetings.
The visit is part of the traditional high-level exchanges between India and Russia and will further strengthen cooperation in key areas of security, fight against terrorism, narcotics and disaster management.
During his visit, the home minister will also meet representatives of the Indian community in Moscow.
The visit takes place during the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Russia.
India and Russia enjoy a special and privileged strategic partnership. (ANI)