President Truong Tan Sang on Jan. 6 cabled a congratulatory message to Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on the 40 th anniversary of the establishment of Vietnam- India diplomatic relations, on Jan. 7, 1972.

On the occasion, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent a message to his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh. National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung also transmitted a greeting message to Indian House of Representative President Meira Kumar.

On the same day, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also delivered a congratulatory message to his Indian counterpart S.M. Krishna./.