Hon’ble Defence Minister inaugurates BEL Representative Office in Vietnam
Hanoi, Vietnam, June 13, 2018: The Hon’ble Defence Minister, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, today inaugurated the first Representative Office of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in Vietnam.
Smt Nirmala Sitharaman handed over the symbolic key ofthe Representative Office of BEL at Vietnam (VIRO) to Mr Gowtama M V, Chairman& Managing Director, BEL, during the Vietnam-India Defence IndustryBusiness Meeting held at Hotel Melia, Hanoi, today, in the presence of HisExcellency Mr P Harish, Ambassador of India to the Socialist Republic ofVietnam, Dr Ajay Kumar, Secretary (Defence Production), and other seniorofficials of India and Vietnam Defence forces. VIRO is located in closeproximity to the Embassy of India, Vietnam, on the 10th Floorof TNR Tower, Hanoi.
BEL, India’s leading Defence electronics company, isfast expanding its global presence, putting its best foot forward to give athrust to exports worldwide, especially South East Asian countries such as theRepublic of Union of Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines.Spotting a niche market in Vietnam, BEL has now set up its first RepresentativeOffice at Vietnam for addressing export business opportunities and to provide unstintedproduct support and services to users in the region. The Representative Officewill aim to promote BEL’s exports in areas such as Weapon Systems, RadarSystems, Naval Systems, Military Communication Systems, Electronic WarfareSystems, Combat Management System and Coastal Surveillance System.