At the reception, Gen. Vinh stressed that in recent years, the defense cooperation between Vietnam and India has been constantly developing, and continuing to gain effective achievements.

Deputy Defense Minister Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh (R) received Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Pranay Verma

For his part, Ambassador Pranay Verma congratulated Vietnam for its success in responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, and expressed his pleasure at the development of the Vietnam-India Strategic Partnership, including the defense cooperation.

Both sides also agreed to continue promoting bilateral defense cooperation in areas such as defense industry, and supporting each other in multilateral forums.

Translated by Lam Anh