National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan (R) welcomes newly-accredited Indian Ambassador Pranay Verma (Photo:VNA)
She said recent high-level visits and meetings on the sidelines of multilateral forums have shown political trust between the two nations, adding that the Vietnamese legislature always treasures developing ties with the Indian counterpart bilaterally and multilaterally, she said.
The top Vietnamese legislator also called for the ambassador’s support for the effective implementation of the cooperation agreement signed in 2016 during her India visit.
She suggested enhancing joint work to accelerate the effective realization of signed agreements, as well as facilitating exchanges and all-level visits by friendship parliamentarians’ groups and parliamentarians.
NA Chairwoman Ngan said she wishes that India would continue providing preferential credit packages and non-refundable aid for quick-impact projects and the second stage of the software park in Danang, thereby contributing to Vietnam’s socio-economic development.
Ngan glowingly spoke of the close liaison at regional and global forums and India’s stance on the East Sea issue whilst hoping that the Indian government would continue supporting Vietnam and ASEAN’s stance on the issue.
The Indian guest said that Vietnam and India share common values regarding regional and global issues and praised Vietnam as the most important partner in India’s Act East policy and Indo-Pacific Vision.
He said he hopes that visits by the two countries’ leaders will continue creating a new driving force for bilateral ties to propel forward.
The Indian ambassador also pledged his best efforts to carry out signed agreements and fulfill his assigned tasks in Vietnam.