Defence Minister Rajanth Singh on Thursday held talks with his Vietnamese counterpart Sr Lt Gen Phan Van Giang and confirmed his official visit to Vietnam.
“Had an excellent talk with the Defence Minister of Vietnam, Sr Lt Gen Phan Van Giang today. India and Vietnam have a strong and effective relationship. India attaches great importance to bilateral defence cooperation with Vietnam,” tweeted Rajnath Singh.
“I thank my Vietnamese counterpart for inviting me on an official visit to his beautiful and amazing country. I look forward to it,” added Singh.
India sees Vietnam as a trustworthy friendly foreign country with shared strategic concerns and common interests. Both countries are collaborating in multiple domains like defence cooperation, trade and the geopolitical sphere.