India, Vietnam discuss ways to strengthen strategic partnership
Author: Desk May 13, 2019
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu held talks with Vietnamese Prime Minister Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on Sunday.
The two leaders discussed a wide range of issues and underscored the importance of strengthening the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the two nations to ensure peace and security in the region.
During his talks, the Vice President reiterated that cordial and friendly relations between India and Vietnam have been strengthened by bonds of Buddhism and Hinduism.
Referring to the growing cooperation between two nations in different fields, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu informed Prime Minister Xuan Phuc that India is ready to partner with Vietnam in satellite construction, both for civilian and non-civilian uses.
Seeking Vietnam Prime Minister’s personal intervention in facilitating the entry of Indian pharmaceutical products into their country, the Vice President assured him that the Indian companies can provide high tech health systems and medicines for public health in Vietnam at an affordable cost.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who is on a four-day visit to Vietnam, attended the inaugural ceremony of Jaipur Artificial Limb Fitment camp at the Indian Embassy in Hanoi.
Vice President also played floral tributes to the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the premises of Indian Embassy.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the 16th UN Day of Vesak Celebrations today.