The message reads, in part:
“Such intensive dialogue testifies to the mutual interest of our business communities in close collaboration and is tangible evidence of the dynamic development of our trade, finance and investment relations, which are having a positive effect on boosting the strategic partnership between India and Russia, a partnership that is based on a high level of political trust, centuries-old traditions of friendship and identical or similar approaches to tackling major international challenges.
The multifaceted Russian-Indian cooperation is future-oriented and is based on the desire of our countries to achieve success, including in innovative development. Of particular relevance is the implementation of joint high-tech projects and building a modernisation alliance between Russia and India. It is encouraging that these issues occupy a leading position in the your forum’s programme.
The advancement of our countries to the forefront of global development is a realistic goal today. I am confident that we will achieve it together.”