Indian President Pranab Mukherjee to visit Vietnam

(VOV) - Indian President Pranab Mukherjee will pay an official visit to Vietnam from September 14-19, according to a communiqué released by the Foreign Ministry on September 9.

The visit is made at the invitation of Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang.

Vietnam and India have treasured a long-standing relationship. They established a strategic partnership during Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit to India in July 2007.

Visiting Vietnam last month, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj confirmed India considers Vietnam one of the key pillars in its Look East policy and wants to strengthen all-round cooperation with the Southeast Asian nation.