President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych on a State Visit to India.
The President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych is in India on his Official State Visit from 9-12 December 2012. He will be accompanied by a large official and business delegation.
Diplomatic relations between India and Ukraine were established in January 1992. Thus, the visit of the President is taking place during the 20th anniversary celebrations of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
Cooperation between India and Ukraine is multi-faceted and covers a wide range of areas including political, defence, S&T, nuclear, space, economic and trade & others. The bilateral trade turnover has increased from US$138.62 million in 1992 to US$ 2,865.45 million in 2011-12.
A broad defence cooperation agreement was among five pacts signed following delegation-level talks between the visiting Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on December 10, 2012.