PM Modi and President Vladimir Putin hold delegation level talks in Vladivostok

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin held delegation level talks in Vladivostok.

‘Your invitation to me, for Eastern Economic Forum is a matter of great respect. This is a historical occasion to give a new dimension to the support between the two countries. I am waiting to participate in the forum tomorrow,’ said PM Modi.

‘You have announced that I’ll be awarded with Russia’s highest civilian award. I express my gratitude to you and people of Russia. This demonstrates the friendly relations between the people of our 2 countries. It’s a matter of honour for the 1.3 billion Indians,’ Prime Minister added further.

The leaders held meeting after taking tour of Zvezda ship-building plant. PM Modi is in Russia as chief guest of 5th Eastern Economic Forum.(ANI)