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The HCMC Vietnam India Friendship Association


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1.     Title:

·        Hội Hữu nghị Việt - Nam - Ấn Độ Tp. Hồ Chí Minh (in Vietnamese)

·        The Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam – India Friendship Association (in English)

2.     Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam – India Friendship Association (the HVIFA) is an organization in Ho Chi Minh City, a member of the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) and the Central Vietnam - India Friendship Association.


3.     The VIFA’s functions are in accordance with the Law of Vietnam and HUFO regulations. The VIFA has a legal entity, with its own stamp and bank account.

-        Main office     : 31 Lê Duẩn Boulevard, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

-        Telephone           : (84)-8-8296238

-        Fax                       : (84)-8-8232987


4.     The VIFA’s functions are to strengthen and promote the mutual understanding, the multi-faceted cooperation, friendship and solidarity between Vietnamese people in general, Ho Chi Minh City people in particular and Indian people.


5.     The VIFA’s scope of activities is to:

-         Coordinate governmental institutions, people’s organizations and societies in organizing activities to boost friendship between the peoples of Vietnam and India.

-         Promote Vietnam to the India people, introducing foreign and domestic policies of the Vietnamese government.

-         Inform the people of Vietnam about current issues in India.

-         Build and develop friendship and cooperation with India - Vietnam Society and other Indian socio-political organizations, through exchanging of delegations and the media: photographs, film, publications, and other activities.

-         Support trade and economic links, as well as cooperation in science and technology, education and training, culture, sports, tourism, between Vietnamese organizations and individuals, and their Indian partners. 

6.     The Executive Committee comprises:

·        Mr. Huỳnh Thành Lập, Chairman

·        Mrs. Nguyễn Thanh Xuân, Standing Vice-Chairwoman

·        Mr. Hà Duy, General Secretary


All institutions, organizations and individuals etc. who agree to the VIFA’s mandates, purposes and regulations, who voluntarily join the VIFA and complete the registration process, are recognized as members of HCMC Vietnam – India Friendship Association (as collective membership - sub-association, or individual membership). Subscriptions are based on the mutual and voluntary agreement.


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