President Truong Tan Sang on August 14 cabled a message of congratulations to Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on the country’s 67 th Independence Day (August 15).

On this occasion, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also extended congratulations to their counterparts, Narendra Modi and Sushma Swara.

Over the past years, Vietnam and India have seen their bilateral ties growing. The two countries targeted a two-way trade of 7 billion USD in 2015.-VNA