In his remarks, Ambassador Nguyen Thanh Hai affirmed that policies of the Vietnamese Party and State always consider overseas Vietnamese an integral part of the nation, and an important resource for national construction, development and defense.

The Party and State always encourage Vietnamese abroad to return and invest in business and production at home, contributing to national construction and defense, he continued.

Ambassador Nguyen Thanh Hai

The diplomat briefed the OVs on the homeland’s situation as well as the development of the Vietnam-India comprehensive strategic partnership.

Representatives of the Vietnamese communities proposed solutions facilitating payment between Vietnam and India, and expressed their hope that the Party and State will pay more attention to the export of Vietnamese farming and aquatic products to India.

Hai lauded the solidarity of the OVs and urged them to continue preserving the Vietnamese language for their next generations.

Source: VNA