President Tran Dai Quang concludes India, Bangladesh visits

Tuesday, 2018-03-06 14:36:54
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President Tran Dai Quang (left) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Credit: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – President Tran Dai Quang, his spouse and a high-ranking delegation arrived in Hanoi on March 6 night, successfully wrapping up their State visits to India and Bangladesh from March 2-6.

During his stay in India from March 2-4, President Quang held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and met with India’s President Ram Nath Kovind.

He also had meetings with Speaker of the Lower House of India's Parliament Sumitra Mahajan, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, and leaders of political parties and the Vietnam-India Friendship Association.

The President attended the Vietnam-India Business Forum and cut the ribbon to launch the “Vietnamese cultural days in India” programme.

He paid floral tribute to India's national hero Mahatma Gandhi at the Raj Ghat Memorial and visited the eastern Indianstate of Bihar.

President Quang also talked with nearly 300 Indian politicians, professors, researchers, scholars and students at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi.

Meanwhile, President Quang’s visit to Bangladesh from March 4-6 took place at a time when the two countries were celebrating the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties.

While in Bangladesh, he held talks with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and met with Bangladesh’s President Abdul Hamid.

President Tran Dai Quang (right) and Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina. (Credit: VNA)

He also had meetings with the Speaker of the Parliament of Bangladesh and the Chairman of the Bangladesh Workers' Party, and attended the opening ceremony of the “Vietnamese cultural days in Bangladesh” programme.