|Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee, Le Thanh Hai.—VNS file photo
HA NOI (VNS)— Le Thanh Hai, member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Viet Nam and Secretary of the Party Committee of HCM City, is visiting India from Wednesday at the invitation of the Government of India.
This is Hai's first visit to India. He will be accompanied by a high level delegation from HCM City.
Hai's agenda includes visits to New Delhi, Mumbai and Bodh Gaya, where he meets with leading State officials of India, including President Pranab Mukherjee.
He also has meetings with the Confederation of Indian Industry in New Delhi and the India-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mumbai.
A memorandum of understanding on co-operation and exchanges is expected to be signed between the Investment and Trade Promotion Center of HCM City and the chamber.
A range of co-operation activities between India and HCM City are expected to be discussed during the visit, including ways to enhance bilateral trade and investment co-operation to bring them to a level commensurate with the two sides' strategic partnership.
Indian investments in Viet Nam currently exceeded $800 million. — VNS