Ha Noi leader receives Indian Ambassador to VN


VGP - Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung in Ha Noi on September 28 received Indian Ambassador to Viet Nam Parvathaneni Harish.

Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (R) and Indian Ambassador to Viet Nam Parvathaneni Harish

At the reception, Chairman of the Ha Noi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung expressed his gratitude for the support of India in building the ARC-ICT Centre, highlighting that training high-quality IT human resources is crucial for Ha Noi in building a smart city.

The municipal leader said that he hopes India will continue investing in and cooperating with Ha Noi in the field.

He said he supports using power-saving lights in the city, pledging that the city will create favourable conditions for the project.

The chairman also said he hopes the ambassador will help boost Indian investment in Hanoi, especially in new material and technology, and energy.

In turn, the Indian diplomat revealed that the Indian Government has approved the sponsorship of the second phase of the Viet Nam-India Advanced Resource Centre in Information and Communications Technology (ARC-ICT) in Ha Noi.

He said that many Indian firms wants to launch the model of power-saving light system in Ha Noi’s inner districts and hope to receive support from the city.

The ambassador took the occasion to invite the city leader and Ha Noi businesses to visit New Delhi. Harish also noted that 2017 is an important year for Viet Nam-India relations as the two countries celebrate 45 years of ties and 10 years of their bilateral strategic partnership.

By Vien Nhu