India-Vietnam Sign Three MoUs during the State visit of President of Vietnam

| March 3 , 2018 , 19:28 IST

India and Vietnam signed three MoU’s on Saturday following the three days visit of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang’s to India. The President of Vietnam is visiting India on the invite of President Kovind.

Three MoU’s were signed between the two nations on Saturday.

MoU on Economic and Trade Cooperation. The MoU was signed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Mr. Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Industry and Trade, Vietnam. The purpose of the MoU is to establish a framework for enhancing economic and trade promotion.

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Work Plan for the years 2018-2022 between the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam. The MoU was signed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Mr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong, the Vietnamese Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development.

The purpose of this Work Plan is to promote cooperation in the transfer of technology and exchange of visits of technical experts in the fields of agriculture.


MoU on Cooperation between the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership, India (GCNEP) and the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VINATOM). Shekhar Basu, Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy and Dang Dinh Quy, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Vietnam signed the MoU. The purpose of the MoU is to strengthen the technical cooperation in the field of atomic energy for peaceful purposes.

The MoU’s were signed after the delegation level meeting between the Vietnamese President and Prime Minister Modi which focused on strengthening strategic partnership in defence and security, trade & investment, atomic energy, agriculture, S&T, tourism, oil & gas among others.

Issuing a joint statement after the signing of MoUs along with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the two nations have decided to increase cooperation in defence production and explore technology transfer opportunities.