At a July 5 reception in Hanoi for Comptroller and Auditor General of India Shri Shashi Kant Sharma, Ty highlighted the Indian delegation’s visit as part of numerous activities this year marking the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties (January 7), the 10th anniversary of strategic partnership (July 6) and the Friendship Year 2017.
He said he hopes the two nations will further enhance deep and practical economic ties by elevating two-way trade in the years to come.
During the Vietnam visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September 2016, PM Modi and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc concurred to upgrade bilateral ties to the level of comprehensive strategic partnership and defined economic cooperation as a strategic priority, he said.
Sharma, in turn said SAV and SAI signed a cooperation agreement in 2010 to share information and professional experience.
In the near future, SAI will continue the exchange of delegations with SAV and provide help for SAV via personnel training and joint seminars, he added.