Tribune News Service
New Delhi, December 19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a virtual summit with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 21.
Besides their antipathy towards China, both sides have shared warm political ties since the Cold War.
During the Summit, the two leaders will exchange views on wide-ranging bilateral, regional and global issues and provide guidance for the future development of India-Vietnam Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, said a PMO news release.
Before Covid cut short in-person visits, Vice-President of Vietnam Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh had come to India in February. Both the Prime Ministers had a telephonic conversation on April 13.
Earlier, the 17th Joint Commission Meeting (virtual) was co-chaired by the two Foreign Ministers on August 25.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met his counterpart Ngo Xuan Lich on November 27.