Denis Manturov, Russian Minister for Industries and Trade, said this after visiting Multi-modal International Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) yesterday.
The delegation visited MIHAN and saw the facilities and world-class infrastructure available at the project developed by Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC).
In a release issued last night, MADC quoted Manturov as saying Russia was "looking forward to invest in India in collaboration with the Central Government, especially in manufacturing spare parts of aircraft and making defence planes".
He found Nagpur an ideal location for such units and said his Government was keen to investment in them.
Manturov said he would encourage Russian companies to invest in MIHAN.
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