Visit of External Affairs Minister to Vietnam and Singapore

Oct 17: External Affairs Minister (EAM) Dr S. Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Vietnam from 15-18 October 2023, at the invitation of H.E. Mr Bui Thanh Son, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam.

India and Vietnam share a robust Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Vietnam is a key member of our Act East Policy. EAM’s visit will provide an opportunity to review progress in several areas and discuss ways to further enhance bilateral cooperation.

EAM will co-chair the 18th Meeting of India-Vietnam Joint Commission on Economic, Trade, Scientific, and Technological Cooperation with his counterpart. During the visit, EAM will visit Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and is expected to hold talks with the Vietnamese leadership. He will also meet members of the Indian community and unveil Mahatma Gandhi’s Bust in Ho Chi Minh City.

Thereafter, EAM will travel to Singapore on an official visit from 19-20 October 2023. India and Singapore enjoy a historical relationship that was elevated to a Strategic Partnership in 2015. In 2023, both sides had several Ministerial interactions on the sidelines of the G20 held under India’s Presidency, for which Singapore was invited as a guest country. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited New Delhi to participate in the G20 Summit in September this year.

During his visit, EAM will meet his Singaporean counterpart and the top leadership of the country. He will also chair the regional conference of Indian Heads of Missions.

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