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Visit of USI Delegation to Vietnam on 25-27 Sep 2019

Vietnam’s Institute for Defence International Relations (IDIR) and United Service Institution of India (USI) interact bilaterally, with the USI visiting Vietnam in odd numbered years and the IDIR reciprocating by visiting USI in even numbered years.  This interaction commenced with the visit of the first USI Delegation to IDIR from 10 to 15 May 2006.  As part of this periodic interaction, a USI delegation visited Vietnam from 25 September to 27 September 2019.


The annual USI National Security Seminar was held on 01-02 November 2018 at the United Service Institution of India (USI), New Delhi. The USI National Security Seminar has focussed on the Indo-Pacific Region since 2009 and this was the 10th edition of the Indo-Pacific series. The theme for this year’s seminar was “Evolving Geo-politics of the Indo-Pacific Region: Challenges and Prospects”. The seminar brought together varying perspectives on strategic challenges, and prospects for cooperation in the security and economic domains