PM Narendra Modi have claimed that during his visit to Vietnam, he will make economic as well as people-to-people ties stronger. Currently, Modi has left for Hanoi and later his visit will be followed by Vietnam, China and Laos in the coming week.
“India-Vietnam partnership will benefit Asia and the rest of the world. We wish to forge a strong economic relationship with Vietnam that can mutually benefit our citizens. Strengthening the people-to-people ties will also be my endeavour during the Vietnam visit,” Mr. Modi said on social media.
During PM Modi’s one day visit, he will meet Nguyen Xuan Phuc and President of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang. Officials said their agreements would include a cultural pact on archaeological support, as well as to boost bilateral trade to double its current levels.
“The bilateral trade between our two countries is around $ 8 billion; it has grown 400 per cent in the last six to seven years. The two leaderships have set a target of $ 15 billion by the year 2020,” Indian Ambassador to Vietnam P. Harish said.
During his visit, PM Modi will discuss about the defence cooperations and the ongoing tensions with China in the wake of the South China Sea tribunal award in favour of the Philippines on July 12.
India has issued a few proclamations from that point forward, approaching "all states" outstandingly China to acknowledge the tribunal grant. Likewise, India's arrangements to give the BrahMos Missile and also support Vietnam's sea abilities in the South China Sea would be of generally intrigue.
Investigators says that amid his visit Mr. Modi may need to take a less strident tone given that he will go to China straight after Vietnam for the G-20 summit on Saturday where he will meet President Xi Jinping. "It will be an exercise in careful control for India, and I am certain the PM won't permit it to show up as though his visit is coordinated at whatever other nation," clarified Alka Acharya, Associated Professor of Chinese Studies in the Center for East Asian Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Among the vital issues to be taken up in the meeting with President Xi are India's desires for a participation of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. India is additionally enthusiastic about picking up backing on psychological oppression issues in front of the up and coming U.N. General Assembly session where a fight is preparing with Pakistan over the savagery in Kashmir, and India needs China to lift the specialized hold China has put on banning JeM boss Masood Azhar. Mr. Modi's late explanations on Balochistan have been seen with worry by investigators in Beijing for their conceivable effect on the $46 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, which China is building by means of Balochistan.
On its part, China will look for consolation from India on its developing military ties with the United States, which saw the logistics LEMOA assention being marked for this present week in Washington, even as Secretary of State John Kerry spent the week in New Delhi.