Congratulatory message by Russian President Vladimir Putin to P.Mukherjee on his election to the post of President of India
July 25, 2012
Esteemed Mr Mukherjee,
Kindly accept sincere congratulations on your election as the President of the Republic of India.
The friendly Indian state is now headed by a prominent political leader who significantly and personally contributed
to the development of mutually beneficial and fruitful Russian-Indian ties, particularly as the Chairman of the
Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation.
Our countries are linked by the centuries-long friendship and mutual affection among our people. These relations
represent an important factor in forming a just multipolar world order. I am convinced that they will consistently
From the bottom of my heart I wish you, Mr Mukherjee, sound health, prosperity and all success at the highest state
post, for the benefit of India and stronger Russian-Indian cooperation.
President of the Russian Federation
Mr Pranab Mukherjee,
President of the Republic of India,