Tue, 07 Jul 2015. Last updated Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:14
On June 30 morning, a Conference on Vietnam - India development cooperation in terms of culture, society, education and training was held by Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics in Ha Noi. This is the second science workshop since the Indian Research Center welcomed the presence of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang on 15 September 2014. The seminar was hosted by Professor and Doctor Ta Ngoc Tan - Director of Ho Chi Minh National Politic Academy and Mrs. Preeti Saran, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India in Vietnam. Speaking at the seminar, Mr. Ta Ngoc Tan confirmed the long-lasting historical tradition in Vietnam - India relation, and agreed to support the strategic and traditional friendship of two countries.
The seminar concentrated on analyzed and discussed political issues, outlooks of outstanding leaders who set the foundation for Vietnam - India relation, and specified the regional and international context, the status of Vietnam and India affecting the Vietnam - India development cooperation in fields of politics, culture, society, education and training. Over 70 presentations by nearly 100 Vietnamese and Indian scholars, scientists, leaders, managers attended and contributed to multidimensional voice of culture in terms of culture and education. Thereby, the workshop helped to explain why the development cooperation in culture, education, training and communication between Vietnam and India has not been commensurate with the potential of each country, while offered solutions to promote development cooperation between Vietnam and India at the a comprehensive and robust levels of culture, society, education and training. Vietnam - India development cooperation in the fields of culture, society, education, and training with the topic of Development cooperation between Vietnam - India and ASEAN: Current situation and outlook will be held on 15 August 2015 - the Independence Day of India, and the 1st anniversary of the center.
The speeches at the conference are more detailed with interpretation of the conditions, motivation, and measures to promote Vietnam - India development cooperation in the fields of politics, culture and society, education, training, and communication, especially to analyze and clarify the impact of the similarities and differences in Vietnam culture and that of India. There were also arguments contributing to answering questions why developing cooperation in Vietnam education, training, culture, and communication between Vietnam and India has not commensurate with the potential of each country. Also, the presentations analyzed the barriers affecting the development cooperation of Vietnam and India, namely, approaches of geopolitics, geo-economics, cultural differences, religion, ethnicity, customs, habits, geographical distance, conditions of transportation infrastructure, traditional, legal framework, and other peripheral effects... On that basis, the deputies proposed solutions to contribute to fostering and developing the cooperation between Vietnam and India stronger.