Army Chief to visit Vietnam

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New Delhi, Jul 21 (ANI): Army Chief General VK Singh will undertake a four-day visit to Vietnam from July 26 to 29 aimed at strengthening bilateral military ties between the two nations.

Significantly, this would be first visit by an Indian Army Chief to Vietnam in 15 years.

During his visit, General VK Singh will call on General Phung Quang Thanh, Minister of National Defence of Vietnam, besides holding talks with Chief of General Staff and Chief of Army of Vietnam.

The Army Chief will visit historically important cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh (erstwhile Saiggon) and interact with various Commanders of Military Regions to boost the defence cooperation, between the two nations.

Vietnam and India share a very special and important relationship.

The friendship between the two countries is based on common ideals and principles, arising from a significant legacy of historic links. (ANI)

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