Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday met Vietnam’s Ambassador to India, Pham Sanh Chau, and discussed various issues related to bilateral relations between the two countries.
During the meeting, Nitish discussed the significance of Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Bihar to the envoy. He stressed about the historic cities of Vaishali, Rajgir and Bodh Gaya, considered as holiest sites of Buddhism, an official statement read.
The Vietnamese ambassador spoke about his interest in yoga, which the Bihar Chief Minister appreciated and extended an invitation to him to visit a yoga institute in Munger.
Furthermore, the envoy invited Nitish to pay a visit to Vietnam next year at an appropriate time.
The Vietnamese ambassador honoured the Bihar Chief Minister with an insignia, while the envoy was felicitated with a scarf and an insignia.