Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled on a boat with Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Zvezda shipbuilding complex, the first stop in his two-day visit to the Russian Far East Region. “Strong winds propelling the India-Russia relationship! PM @narendramodi and Russian President Putin spending quality time together on board a ship on their way to ‘Zvezda’ Shipbuilding Complex,” MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted. In a video released by the government, PM Modi, in a dark bandhgala, and President Putin were seen sitting together on the boat on the way to the shipyard. They walked together to the boat and in a special gesture; President Putin decided to accompany PM Modi. The two leaders reportedly discussed cooperation between the two nations in ship-building. After the boat ride, PM Modi tweeted, he was “deeply moved by Russian President’s gesture, which will make a huge contribution to the development of shipping in the Arctic,” PM Modi tweeted.