"India also enjoys high authority in the international arena," the statement read.
Russian-Indian relations are dynamically developing in the spirit of special and privileged strategic partnership, the statement read.
"I am convinced that through joint efforts we will further strengthen fruitful bilateral cooperation across all areas as well as constructive interaction in addressing topical issues of regional and international agenda. It fully meets the interests of peoples of our countries and goes in line with the task of ensuring stability and security in Asia and the entire world," the president said.
"With all my heart, I wish you good health and success, and to all your compatriots - well-being and prosperity," he added.