Russia and China are ready to expand their cooperation in nuclear energy, environmental protection, space research and the civil aviation industry, Mr Putin noted in his address to the forum.
The President also named transport, telecommunications and tourism as promising areas for cooperation.
Following the forum, Mr Putin met with Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Wen Jiabao and with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress Wu Bangguo.
Official Visit to China
March 21 − 22, 2006