President Vo Van Thuong on June 3 sent a message of condolences to his Indian counterpart Droupadi Murmu over the deadly train crash which left many people dead and injured in India’s Odisha state a day earlier.
A trade promotion conference between Vietnam and India was held on December 12 in Ho Chi Minh City, aiming to foster trade and industrial cooperation among the business communities of the two countries.
Vietnam and India should further strengthen connectivity to record more robust growth in bilateral trade, which is expected to hit US$15 billion this year and surpass the record the two countries set in 2021, Indian analysts have said.
Vietnam was praised as a hub for Indian investors to expand their business into other parts of Asia during the 2022 Horasis India Meeting, the foremost annual meeting of India business leaders and their global counterparts that convened on September 26 in the southern province of Binh Duong.
Vietnam Days Abroad 2022, with a diverse combination of online and offline promotional activities, will be held in Austria, India, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) on the occasion of the anniversaries of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and these countries.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Indian Ambassador Pranay Verma in Hanoi on September 20, appreciating the outgoing diplomat’s contributions to the two countries’ cooperation in all aspects, especially during the two years of the Covid-19 pandemic.
This year, Ho Chi Minh City's tourism industry will
focus on MICE (Meetings, Incentive, Conference, and Events ) visitors from the Middle East and India, because this is a potential customer group with high spending. In 2022, the southern metropolis is expected to welcome about 25 million domestic tourists, including 2 million international visitors.
A delegation of HCMC high-ranking officials led by Vice Chairwoman of the HCMC People’s Committee Phan Thi Thang on June 22 visited Mumbai, continuing the five-day official visit to the Republic of India from June 19-23.
Minister of National Defense, General Phan Van Giang and his visiting Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh agreed on future cooperation orientations between the two ministries during their talks in Hanoi on June 8.
Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Vo Van Hoan on May 4 met with Alla Ayodhya Rami Reddy, a member of the upper house of India, who was leading a business delegation, including representatives of the Ramky Group, to the city to explore cooperation chances in waste treatment.
Nguyen Van Nen, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, on April 20 hosted a reception for Speaker of the Indian Lok Sabha (the lower house) Om Birla, who is on an official visit to Vietnam.
On the occasion of the official visit to Vietnam of Indian Lower House Speaker Om Birla, Vietjet Aviation Joint Stock Company, on the afternoon of April 19, in Hanoi, held a ceremony to announce the opening of new flight routes to India, including Hanoi - Mumbai, Ho Chi Minh City - Mumbai, Phu Quoc - New Delhi, and Phu Quoc - Mumbai, marking the return and expansion of its operations in the country with a population of 1.4 billion people.
Speaker of the Indian Lok Sabha Om Birla and his entourage arrived in Hanoi at noon on April 19, starting their three-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.