Indian diplomat in town for political consultation

VOV.VN - Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on May 30 received Secretary (East) of the Indian Ministry of External Affairs Saurabh Kumar who was in Hanoi for the 12th political consultation and the ninth strategic dialogue between the two Foreign Ministries.

Son congratulated India on recording important achievements in national development, well controlling the COVID-19 pandemic and gradually recovering the economy.

He suggested the two sides continue to work together to promote important cooperation pillars such as politics - diplomacy, defense - security, trade - investment, science - technology, culture and people-to-people exchanges, especially tourism cooperation in the context that the two countries have reopened their borders to the world.

The also suggested that Vietnam and India carry out meaningful activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of their diplomatic relations in 2022.

Son conveyed his invitation to Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar to visit Vietnam and co-chair the 18th session of the Vietnam - India Joint Committee on economic, trade, scientific and technological cooperation slated for the second half of 2022.

Secretary Saurabh Kumar affirmed that India always considers Vietnam an important pillar in its Act East policy and Indo-Pacific Vision. He voiced India’s commitment to working together with Vietnam to further promote the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the two countries in the coming time.

The same day, Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Minh Vu and Secretary Saurabh Kumar co-chaired the 12th political consultation and the ninth strategic dialogue between the two Foreign Ministries.

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