Top legislator begins official visit to India
VGP - Chairman of the Nation Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue landed in New Delhi on Wednesday, starting his official visit to India at the invitations of Speaker of the House of Representatives of India Om Birla and Chairman of the Upper House Venkaiah Naidu.
Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue arrives in New Delhi on December 15, 2021, starting his official visit to India
The visit aims to further consolidate and enhance the Viet Nam-India relationship, which is at its finest stage since the establishment of diplomatic relations.
Both countries set up diplomatic relation in 1972 and upgraded the ties to comprehensive strategic partnership in September 2016.
The two-way trade rose by 16 percent on an annual basis between 2008 and 2013, and reached US$9.67 billion last year, and nearly US$11 billion as of October 2021.
India ranked 26th out of 140 countries and territories investing in Viet Nam with 310 projects totaling some US$910 million while Vietnamese investors poured over US$6 million in nine projects in India./.
By Hoang Ha