VN boosts cooperative relations with Bulgaria, India and Japan

Bulgarian ambassador in Vietnam Mr. Evgueni Stefanov Stoytchev yesterday paid a courtesy visit to Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc after he finished his working term in Vietnam.

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Bulgarian ambassador in Vietnam Mr. Evgueni Stefanov Stoytchev (photo:VGP)

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Bulgarian ambassador in Vietnam Mr. Evgueni Stefanov Stoytchev (photo:VGP)

At the farewell meeting, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc thanked for active assistances of Bungaria in university and post university employee training in the previous years which is considered as an important factor contributed to connect the two countries.
 
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested Bulgaria, who will hold the rotating presidency of the European Union Council since January 2018, would continue supporting Vietnam in relationship development with the European Union, and consider early signing as well as approving the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
 
On the same day, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Chief of the Naval Staff of the Indian Navy Sunil Lanba.
 
VN boosts cooperative relations with Bulgaria, India and Japan ảnh 1 Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc  (R) and  Chief of the Naval Staff of the Indian Navy Sunil Lanba (Photo:VGP)
In the common context of the comprehensive partnership relations, the defense cooperation between Vietnam and India has gained good achievements.
 
The Vietnamese leader strongly affirmed that his country supported India government’s policy about initiative of action to the East.
 
The Prime Minister emphasized that Vietnam wanted to strengthen cooperation of economy and trade investment with the partner besides the defense cooperation.
 
India is one of the ten biggest trade partners of Vietnam. The bilateral trade turnover is expected to reach US$ 7.4 billion at the end of the year, and up to US$ 15 billion by 2020.
 
In another meeting with former President of the Japanese construction contractor Taisei Corporation Kanji Hayama, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasized that Japan and Vietnam are extensive strategic partners while the sunrise country is the leading economic partner, the fourth biggest trade partner and the second largest FDI investor of Vietnam.
 
VN boosts cooperative relations with Bulgaria, India and Japan ảnh 2 Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and  former President of the Japanese construction contractor Taisei Corporation Kanji Hayama (Photo:VGP)
Vietnam focused on the cooperation relationship with Japan, and is ready for welcoming Japanese enterprises and investors that would contribute to Vietnam’s socio- economic development.
 
The Vietnamese Government has pledged to create the best business conditions for the Japanese investors, the PM added.


BY LAM NGUYEN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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