An 18-member delegation, consisting of businessmen and artists, led by the Quang will visit India.
The Vietnamese President will visit Bodh Gaya in Bihar during the visit, which is one of the revered Buddhist sacred sites in the world.
Vietnamese Ambassador to India, Ton Sinh Thanh said, "We have a strong defence cooperation with India. We have discussed this between the two countries earlier. We are keen on buying defence equipment for the navy. The issue of China Sea">South China Sea will be discussed during the President's visit to India."
China claims a number of territories and islands as its own over the China Sea">South China Sea. An estimated USD 5 trillion worth of global trade passes through the disputed territories in China Sea">South China Sea.
The two countries signed 12 agreements in a wide range of areas covering IT, space, double taxation and sharing white shipping information.
India also extended a USD 500 million Line of Credit to Vietnam for facilitating deeper defence cooperation between the two sides.
In 2017, India and Vietnam celebrated 45 years of its diplomatic ties. (ANI)