At a meeting with Vice President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) Nguyen Ngoc Hung in Hanoi on May 8, Sengupta said he was impressed by activities celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7, 1954) in Vietnam. 

At the meeting between VUFO Vice President Nguyen Ngoc Hung (right) and WPC President Pallab Sengupta

He also congratulated the Southeast Asian nation on its strong and impressive development, and expressed his delight at the great achievements in cooperation between Vietnam and India.

For his part, Hung thanked Sengupta for his sentiments and support to Vietnam during the country’s past struggle for national independence, as well as its present cause of national construction and defense.

Emphasizing the significance of people-to-people diplomacy, he called on Sengupta and WPC members to continue their support to VUFO in activities aiming to promote peace and friendship.

The two sides exchanged views on specific cooperation activities in the time ahead, especially 2025 when Vietnam is scheduled to organize many important events, including the 50th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification.

Source: VNA