Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation today with Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The two leaders discussed the situation arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps being taken to address this challenge.
The leaders agreed on the potential for bilateral collaboration in fighting COVID-19, including for facilitating supplies of required medical equipment. They also committed to providing necessary support to each other’s citizens present in their territories.
Both leaders stressed the importance of the Strategic Partnership between India and Vietnam and expressed satisfaction at the recent progress on various fronts. They also reviewed regional and international developments.
The leaders agreed that their teams would remain in touch in the coming days, for coordination on the pandemic response measures as well as other aspects of bilateral relations.
Prime Minister of India conveyed his best wishes for the health and wellbeing of the Vietnamese people during the present crisis.