The Centre for Vietnam Studies is timely as it aims to undertake a comprehensive assessment of the relationship with one of India’s most important and enduring strategic partners in Southeast Asia – Vietnam. Some of the major issues to be covered under the broad rubric of India-Vietnam relations by the Centre for Vietnam Studies could be as below:

  1. Vietnam in India’s Foreign Policy
  2. India-Vietnam Historical and Cultural Linkages.
  3. India-Vietnam Relations and the Changing Geo-politics of the Indo-Pacific
  4. Political and Diplomatic Engagements between India and Vietnam
  5. Value-chain and Development Partnership between India-Vietnam- ASEAN
  6. Security, Defence and Strategic Concerns in India-Vietnam Relations
  7. Trade-Commerce and Connectivity Concerns
  8. Science & Technology, Culture and Education in India-Vietnam Relations
  9. Energy Security and Maritime Cooperation in India-Vietnam Relations
  10. Traditional and Non-traditional Security Issues in India-Vietnam Relations