PM Modi meets President Putin at Hyderabad House

Narendra Modi Vladimir PutinNew Delhi, Dec 11 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has begun his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Hyderabad House here on Thursday.

President Putin arrived in New Delhi late last night on a two-day visit to attend the 15th India-Russia annual summit.

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) earlier in the day expressed hope that President Putin's visit to India would lead to new beginnings which would enable Russian investors to utilize the opportunities that are opening up through the 'Make in India' initiative.

The India- Russia Annual Summit was initiated under President Putin's leadership during his visit to India in October 2000.

This year's summit is expected to result in about 15 to 20 agreements in the field of defence, nuclear energy, science and technology, space, customs among others. (ANI)