Delegation of Vietnam People’s Navy visits India hinh anh 1Vice Admiral Pham Hoai Nam, Commander of the Vietnam People's Navy (Photo:

New Delhi (VNA) – A high-ranking delegation of the Vietnam People’s Navy led by Vice Admiral Pham Hoai Nam, Commander of the Vietnamese navy, paid a visit to India from December 4 to 8.

The visit was made at the invitation of Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff of the Indian Navy.

While in New Delhi, Vice Admiral Pham Hoai Nam and Admiral Sunil Lanba exchanged information on cooperation between the navies of Vietnam and India over the years, and directions for future partnership in such spheres as personnel training and technical maintenance. They proposed other fields for naval cooperation.

Earlier, the Vietnamese delegation laid a floral wreath at India Gate – the monument for Indian fallen soldiers.

During the trip, the delegation also visited several naval units, submarines and warships of the Indian Navy in Mumbai city, Maharashtra state.

The visit aimed to promote naval cooperation between the two nations, thus strengthening defence collaboration in accordance with signed documents, including the Joint Vision Statement on defence cooperation for 2015-2020. -VNA