The BJP National President Shri JP Nadda on June 20, 2022 interacted with senior leader of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Shri Nguyen Van Nen at BJP Head Office in New Delhi. Shri Nen is the Member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Vietnam and also the Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee.
This meeting is in continuation with the BJP’s outreach programme “Know BJP” through which the BJP National President is interacting with foreign dignitaries and Head of Missions in India. So far Shri Nadda has interacted with Nepal Prime Minister Shri Sher Bahadur Deuba, Minister for Foreign Relations of Singapore Shri Vivian Balakrishnan and also envoys of 47 countries including European Union.
BJP National General Secretary (Organization) Shri BL Santhosh, In-charge of Foreign Affairs Department of the party Dr. Vijay Chauthaiwale joined Shri Nadda in this meeting. Other important leaders from Vietnam who were present in the meeting included Shri Nguyen Van Nen, HoD to India (Vietnam) and H.E. Shri Pham Sanh Chau.
Shri Nguyen Van Nen visited the BJP headquarters to understand the party’s functioning and also to strengthen relations between the two countries. Shri Nguyen Van Nen thanked Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and India for India’s help during the Covid-19 pandemic. Shri Nen also thanked India & PM Shri Modi for installing a statue of great Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh in front of the Vietnam Embassy.
Welcoming Shri Nguyen Van Nen and other dignitaries, Shri Nadda recalled the great relations and strong connections between two nations. He mentioned how the strong relationship between the two nations has flourished since the visit of India’s Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and first President to Vietnam. Shri Nadda also talked about the historic visit of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to Vietnam in 2016, besides mentioning the visit of President Shri Ramnath Kovind and also the recent visit of Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh.
During the interaction, Shri Nguyen Van Nen asked several questions about the functioning of the Bharatiya Janata Party, its organizational structure, its strong connect with the workers at the grassroot level, its internal election process, internal communication and the party’s training system.
Shri Nadda answered each question in detail. The BJP National President recalled the history of the Bharatiya Janata Party, its long journey, its struggle and electoral successes, the changes that the BJP governments have brought in the Centre and states and also the future plans of the party. He also described about various social activities and initiatives of the party during Covid-19.
BJP National General Secretary (Organisation) Shri BL Santosh elaborated on internal communication, membership drive, mentoring and training of the new members and expansion of the Party.