Also in attendance were Dr. Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Deputy Director of Centre for Indian Studies, Deputy Director of Institute for Scientific Information, Ho Chi Minh National Academy and some officials of the Centre.
At the meeting, Assoc. Prof Le Van Toan welcomed this working visit to the Centre of Ms Nina Tshering La and informed the situation and the results achieved in the activities of the Centre in 2015, talked about the plans in 2016.
Ms. Nina Tshering La, Deputy Chief of Mission highly appreciated the achievements that the Centre has achieved in the past years. She affirmed that Centre for Indian Studies located at Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics is the first overseas research center specializing in India in the world, and emphasized that the Centre has become a reliable address, a bridge to promote cooperation between Vietnam and India to new heights.
In addition, the two sides also discussed a number of issues about the relationship between Vietnam and India; reaction of Vietnam and India on emerging issues in the region and in the world; cooperation between the two countries in the fields of culture, economics, security - defense, ... in the context of the new situation.
Assoc. Prof. PhD. Le Van Toan thanked Ms. Nina Tshering La for taking time to visit the Centre and appreciated the activities of her in diplomacy. He trusted and hoped that Ms. Deputy Ambassador will contribute more to relations between the two countries and pay more attention to the Centre for Indian Studies.
Assoc. Prof Le Van Toan expressed a great interest in the country and people of India and desired that all the activities of the Centre will promote the friendship and solidarity between Vietnam and India. He hoped that Ms Nina Tshering La, Deputy Chief Mission of the Embassy of India in Vietnam will co-operate with the Centre to implement activities to contribute to a sustainable friendship between the two countries.
(Centre for Indian Studies)