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Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
09-December-2016 19:52 IST
President of the National Assembly of Vietnam calls on PM

H.E. Mrs Nguyen Thị Kim Ngan, President of the National Assembly of Vietnam, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today.

The Prime Minister recalled their earlier meeting in Hanoi during his visit to Vietnam in September 2016. He said that Ms. Ngan, as the first woman to head the National Assembly of Vietnam, is a source of inspiration to women across the world.

The Prime Minister welcomed increased Parliamentary interactions between India and Vietnam, and called for instituting an exchange programme for young parliamentarians of the two countries.

The Prime Minister said that the bilateral Agreement on Cooperation in Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, being signed today, will further strengthen the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between India and Vietnam.