Vietnam, Modi added, had been accorded high priority in the region.
Modi was speaking in the presence of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung.
Saying this was the Vietnamese leader's third visit to India, Modi described it as the former's desire for strong relations with New Delhi.
"India and Vietnam have ancient spiritual relations," Modi added. "We are committed to support the modernisation of Vietnam's security forces ," said Modi.
India and Vietnam signed crucial agreements today thereby boosting ties between the two countries.