NEW DELHI (VNS)— Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met with leaders of Indian political parties yesterday after he arrived in New Delhi to attend the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit marking the 20th anniversary of the two sides' dialogue relations.
|Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung poses with delegation heads at the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi yesterday, marking the 20th anniversary since dialogue commenced between the two sides. — VNA/VNS Photo Duc Tam
Dung thanked officials including General Secretary of the Communist Party of India Prakash Karat and General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party Vijay Goel for their roles in boosting the strategic partnership between Viet Nam and India.
He affirmed that the Vietnamese Government and people were grateful for the Indian people's valuable assistance during Viet Nam's struggle for national independence in the past and its present development.
The Indian leaders expressed their common wish to strengthen the nation's friendship with Viet Nam. They were eager to continue exchanging delegations to share experience regarding research and theoretical issues.
At a meeting with the staff of the Vietnamese Embassy on the same day, Dung said he hoped they would continue doing their best to foster co-operation between the two countries in trade and investment. — VNS