GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of External Affairs
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1086
TO BE ANSWERED ON 29.11.2007
PM Visit to Russia.
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether any new agreements have been signed and the existing ones updated between India and Russia during Prime Minister’s recent visit to Russia; and
(b) if so, the details thereof, agreement-wise?
THE MINISTER OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
(SHRI PRANAB MUKHERJEE)
(a) & (b) Yes. The following agreements/documents were signed during the Prime Minister’s visit to Russia on 11-12 November, 2007 to enhance cooperation in respective fields:
(i) Agreement on cooperation in development and production of multi role transport aircraft;
(ii) Agreement on cooperation to combat illicit trafficking in narcotics, psychotropic substances and their precursors;
(iii) Agreement on cooperation in the field of joint moon exploration;
(iv) Letters of Exchange for utilizing rupee debt funds for Russian investments in India.