New Delhi: Russia has evinced keen interest in partnering India in its ambitious initiative to design and develop a regional transport aircraft.
United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Russian state-owned civil and military airplane manufacturer, has offered to set up joint development and manufacturing facilities in India, officials said.
The offer was made during a recent visit of External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid to Moscow for the Intergovernmental Commission meeting on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation.
Officials from UAC made a detailed presentation to the Indian delegation led by Khurshid highlighting areas for future cooperation which includes joint development of passenger aircraft and helicopters.
05/05/16 PTI/India Today