Putin praises PM Modi’s ‘Make in India’ initiative

30 June, 2023 | Disha Singh


Putin Praises ‘Big Friend’ PM Modi, Says 'Make in India' Had Visible Effect on Indian Economy.

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” initiative, stating that it has had a noticeable impact on India’s economy.

Speaking at an event in Moscow, Putin referred to India as a great friend of Russia and highlighted the positive effects of the “Make in India” concept. He encouraged the promotion of domestic products and brands in Russia, using India as an example.
“Our friends in India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a great friend of Russia, a few years ago presented a concept ‘Make in India’ and it had a very visible effect on the Indian economy,” Putin said while speaking at an event in Moscow.

The Russian Ambassador to India, Denis Alipov, also emphasized the strength and growth of the “special Russia-India strategic partnership” during a state reception in New Delhi. Alipov expressed concerns about attempts to disrupt the relationship between Russia and India but affirmed that the partnership continues to strengthen and thrive. “There have been lies about Russia on a daily basis and on a global scale. Efforts are being made to disrupt Russia – India relations,” Envoy Alipov said during the state reception hosted in the national capital that was dedicated to the National Day of the Russian Federation.

Lauding the ‘special Russia – India strategic partnership’, the envoy said, “The indispensable truth however is- the special Russia-India strategic partnership has shown strength and we keep growing stronger than ever.