Congratulation to India on Independence Day

VOV.VN - President Tran Dai Quang on August 15 sent a congratulatory message to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on the 70th anniversary of India’s Independence Day (August 15, 1947).

On the occasion, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc extended his congratulations to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also cabled a message of congratulations to India’s Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj.

Both nations set up diplomatic ties in 1972, bilateral strategic partnership in 2007 and then comprehensive strategic partnership in 2016.

The establishment of their ties have shown the strong political trust between the two countries, creating an important framework for the two countries to promote bilateral collaboration in a variety of fields, especially in politics-external affairs, defense-security, economics-trade, science-technology, culture, and education.