Sati Kazanova, Russian Muslim singer, recites Sanskrit shlokas at 'Friends of India' event in Moscow - Watch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday held annual summit talks with a particular focus on stepping up cooperation in defence and nuclear energy.

Updated: Dec 24, 2015, 22:59 PM IST

Moscow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday held annual summit talks here with a particular focus on stepping up cooperation in defence and nuclear energy besides facilitating Indian companies' participation in Russia's oil and gas sector.

Apart from other engagements, PM Modi also attended the Friends of India event where he addressed the gathering after a vibrant cultural programme.

One of the highlights of the evening was the performance by Sati Kazanova, Russian Muslim singer, who flawlessly recited Sanskrit shlokas to begin the event.

Watch the video below: