Recalling the traditional and long-lasting friendship that exists between both sides and was cultivated by the late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh and Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Long hailed the Embassy’s assistance for a rural project in the local Cao Phong district.

By building a cultural house for Chang Trong hamlet in Hop Phong commune, the project will contribute to raising residents’ living standards, he said, expressing his wish for the diplomat to act as a bridge between Hoa Binh and Indian investors.

The Ambassador said he desires to devise plans aimed at ramping up collaboration between the province and India’s public agencies and organizations in the areas of culture, tourism, economy, trade, education, and training.

The same day, saw Ambassador Arya and provincial leaders attend a ceremony inaugurating the cultural house.