Vietnamese, Indian coast guard forces promote ties

The General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army supports the strengthening of cooperation between the Vietnamese and Indian coast guard forces in delegation exchanges, training, search and rescue and environmental protection.

Vice Admiral Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff, made the statement while receiving Inspector General KR Nautiyal, Deputy Director General of the Indian Coast Guard, in Hanoi on September 8.

He noted with pleasure that together with the Vietnam-India strategic partnership, the bilateral defence ties have seen comprehensive and effective developments over the past time.

Starting with posting the defence attaché in each country’s embassy, the two countries then signed a memorandum of understanding on defence cooperation. They have now set up the Strategic Dialogue at the level of vice-minister of defence.-

India to help Vietnam train auditors

India will help Vietnam train auditors, Comptroller and Auditor General of India Shashi Kant Sharma stated at his working session with Chief Auditor of the Vietnam State Audit Nguyen Huu Van in New Delhi on September 8.

The Vietnamese official said he wants learn more about India’s auditor training model along with seeking the country’s support for Vietnam’s hosting of the 14 th Congress of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Auditing Institutions (ASOSAI) in 2018.

Sharman said India, as the current Chair of ASOSAI, will back Vietnam in the hosting and expressed his hope that the relations between the two countries’ auditing agencies will be growing productively.

At the working session, the officials discussed development strategies and cooperative activities bilaterally and globally.


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