India maintained good relations with the both the erstwhile USSR and the present Russian Federation on a people-to-people and region-to-region basis, said Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan here on Wednesday.
He said Indians valued the friendship with Russia very much and the relationship between the two countries has been built step by step. The cooperation and exchange of trade between the two countries ranged from toys to atomic energy sector.
The Governor said the Tomsk region of Russian Federation has one of the best educational institutions and universities and that both Tomsk region and the Telangana government could cooperate in the field. Both regions could develop good business and economic relations on a region-to-region basis and explore the potential to develop tourism on a people-to-people basis.