Vietnam wants to boost cooperation with Norway, Romania and Austria

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc respectively made meetings with Ambassador of Norway to Vietnam Mrs. Grete Lochen, President of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber Harald Mahrer and Secretary of State of the Romanian Foreign Ministry Monica Gheorghita in the Government Office headquarters in Hanoi yesterday.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed Norway was a trustworthy partner of Vietnam, and highly appreciated the good relationship between the two countries in the past time. 

Vietnam wants to boost cooperation with Norway, Romania and Austria ảnh 1 Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Ambassador of Norway to Vietnam Mrs. Grete Lochen
Although cooperation potentialities between the two countries are large, the partner only invested 41 projects into Vietnam with total capital of US$ 41 million. Therefore, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc desired that the Norway ambassador would collaborate with functional agencies of Vietnam to foster furthermore trade and investment cooperation between the nations through maintaining meetings and exchange programs to learn and seek cooperation, business opportunities in the fields of trade and agriculture. 

Vietnam wants to boost cooperation with Norway, Romania and Austria ảnh 2 PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives President of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber Harald Mahrer 
On the same day, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomed the opening of representative office of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in Vietnam as well as affirmed Austria was an important and trustworthy partner of Vietnam.
The PM said that both sides should continue strengthening mutual trade, economy and investment relations. 

Besides, the Austrian enterprises need to seize investment opportunities in the fields of processing industry, metallurgy, manufacturing, e-commerce, textile, glass and porcelain, banking and insurance.

At the meeting with the Secretary of State of the Romanian Foreign Ministry, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hoped that the two nations would actively collaborate in implementation of results after recent visit.

Vietnam wants to boost cooperation with Norway, Romania and Austria ảnh 3 PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc welcomes Secretary of State of the Romanian Foreign Ministry Monica Gheorghita 
In particular, Vietnam and Romania will soon organize the 16th meeting of the joint committee for economic cooperation in order to promote the signing of cooperation agreements such as the Cooperation Agreement on Crime Prevention and Fight, Cultural Cooperation Program for 2019-2021, Educational Cooperation Agreement, etc. 

The Vietnamese leader suggested that the two countries should early implement the signed agreements and raise bilateral trade turnover up to US$ 218 million. 

BY PHAN THAO – Translated by Huyen Huong

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