All countries should work decisively against terrorism: Sumitra Mahajan

Vastavam web:  All countries should work collectively and decisively against terrorism and cross-border movement of terrorists, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said here today, in an apparent reference to Pakistan.Addressing the Russian Parliament, the State Duma, she said the global community should work together to counter the increased threat from terrorism.Earlier, Mahajan met Speaker of Duma Vyacheslav Volodin who conveyed condolences on behalf of himself and the members of the Russian Parliament on Monday’s terrorist attack in Anantnag, according to a statement issued by the Lok Sabha secretariat.
She said the Government of India has rolled out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1 which is an important economic reform measure.Talking about India-Russia relations, she said there is an ambitious project of building energy-bridge.Opening of International North-South Transport Corridor, establishment of green-corridor, technology transfer and deepening the mutual friendships between the peoples of the two countries are the areas which need to strengthened and further consolidated, she said.She stressed that Parliamentary co-operation between the legislatures of Russia and the Indian states needs to be expanded.