Vietnam-India Economic & Cultural Exchange Forum: Fostering Bilateral Ties

New Delhi, August 3, 2023

The Vietnam Federation of UNESCO Associations and the Global Trade & Technology Council (India) jointly organized the Vietnam-India Economic & Cultural Exchange Forum to strengthen ties between the nations. Over 100 delegates from Vietnam, supported by the Trade Office of the Embassy of Vietnam, participated in sessions promoting mutual cooperation.

The event began with a mesmerizing Indian Cultural fashion show curated by Rosy Ahluwalia and captivating dance performances, showcasing India’s diverse cultural heritage.

Representatives highlighted the progress in the Vietnam-India relationship, founded on a “Common Vision of Peace, Prosperity, and People,” with seven pillars of collaboration.

Esteemed guests included Mr. Bui Trung Thuong – Vietnam Trade Counselor in India and Mr. Tran Van Manh – Vice President of UNESCO Asia Pacific Federation. Dr. Gaurav Gupta represented India.

The event also featured a commendation Honor Ceremony, where outstanding intellectuals, scientists, social activists, entrepreneurs, businesses, and brands from the Asia Pacific region, particularly Vietnam, were recognized for their contributions to global development. The list of eminent awardees from India included Dr. Rashmi Saluja (Exe. Chairperson – Religare Group), Dr. Upasana Arora (MD – Yashoda Superspeciality Hospitals), Mr. Dhiraj Dhar Gupta (Chairman – KSS Abhishek Safety Systems), Dr. Ram Kailash Gupta (Chairman – Sanskriti University), Mr. Ghanshyam Zaveri (Chairman – Zever Group), Mr. Vinay Sharma (Business Tycoon), Dr. Pawan Kansal (Chairman & MD – Jagdamba Cutlery Ltd.), Dr. Piyush Dwivedi (Chairman – NexGen Energia Ltd.), Mr. Munish Mishra (CMD – Belpatram Ventures), and Ms. Pienaal Waankhaday (Mentor – GTTCI Maharashtra)

The Vietnam-India Economic & Cultural Exchange Forum witnessed notable participation from Mr. Rakesh Asthana, Former Commissioner of Delhi Police along with GTTCI members and associates, including Dr. Parmeet Singh Chadha, Mr. Sanjay Agarwal, Mr. Jitender Chawla, Mr. Shubham Gupta, Mr. Umesh Aggarwal, Ms. Priyanka Sachdeva, Ms. Neha Talwar, Mr. Sumit Goel, and Mr. Shantanu Shukla.

The forum marks a significant milestone in fostering economic, cultural, and technological partnerships between Vietnam and India.