“India Enjoys Considerable Prestige Globally”: Vladimir Putin On Independence Day  

On the occasion of India’s 76th Independence Day, Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Indian leadership and its people

He emphasised India’s significance in the world. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Droupadi Murmu, he said, “Please, accept warmest congratulations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India’s independence. Over the decades of independent development, your country has achieved universally recognized success in the economic, social, scientific, technical and other fields.”

Putin highlighted India’s importance in the world and said, “India rightfully enjoys considerable prestige on the world stage and plays an important constructive role in resolving pressing issues on the international agenda.”

He added that over the years, India has achieved accomplishment that is widely acknowledged in a variety of domains, including economic, social, scientific, and technical ones.

“Moscow and New Delhi are cooperating successfully in various areas, effectively interacting within the framework of the UN, BRICS, SCO and other multilateral structures,” the Russian President said in the statement.

Putin said he is sure that by joint efforts India and Russia will ensure the further development of the whole range of the productive interstate ties for the benefit of “our friendly peoples”, in the interests of strengthening security and stability at the regional and global level.