PM Narendra Modi holds telephonic conversation with Vietnamese counterpart on COVID-19 outbreak
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation today with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc. During the conversation, the two leaders discussed the situation arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps being taken to address this challenge. They agreed on the potential for bilateral collaboration in fighting COVID-19, including facilitating supplies of required medical equipment. They also committed to provide necessary support to each other’s citizens present in their territories. Mr Modi and Mr Phuc stressed the importance of the Strategic Partnership between India and Vietnam, and expressed satisfaction at the recent progress on various fronts.
The two 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. Mr Modi conveyed his best wishes for the health and well being of the Vietnamese people during the present crisis.