One of the main subjects of discussion during the one-on-one talks was the outlook for trade and economic cooperation. Mr Medvedev and Mr Singh discussed cooperation in the energy sector and also in the metallurgical industry, space exploration, information technology, pharmaceuticals, and military technical cooperation.
The talks continued with the two countries’ delegations taking part.
Mr Medvedev and Mr Singh signed a joint declaration following the talks.
A package of agreements on cooperation in the nuclear energy, space research, military technical cooperation, and combating drugs trafficking were signed in the presence of the two leaders.
Also signed was the Joint Work Programme for 2009–2010 on implementing the intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the tourism sector, and the minutes of the meeting of the intergovernmental commission for trade and economic, science and technology and cultural cooperation.
Mr Medvedev and Mr Singh gave a joint press conference following their talks.
Mr Medvedev also met with Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Chairwoman of the Indian National Congress Party Sonia Gandhi, and opposition leader Lal Krishna Advani.