|Donald J. Johnson - OECD Head|
He said that OECD will help
Previously, in the meeting with Mr. Johnston, Viet Nam’s Deputy Prime Minister Vu Khoan introduced the remarkable achievements in the country’s process of reform and economic integration while highlighting its priorities in socio-economic development in the next years. The OECD Secretary-General appreciated
Mr. Vu Khoan appraised OECD’s great support and assistance to Viet Nam’ s reforming and economic integrating efforts and welcome OECD’s choice of Viet Nam as one of the issues in the 2005-2006 program of the Center for Co-operation with Non-Members. OECD will co-ordinate to study and construct the cooperating program of Viet Nam-OECD in phases, for the time being to 2010, in such priority fields as investment, commerce, economic, financial and banking management, competition, and sustainable development.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Khoan asked OECD and its members to recognize the market economy status for
The two also exchanged issues of bilateral concern in order to strengthen the cooperation of OECD-ASEAN and OECD-APEC.
In the afternoon, Foreign Minister Nguyen Dy Nien and Minister of Planning and Investment Vo Hong Phuc also met with OECD Head Johnston.OECD was established in 1961 with 30 members of developed countries, including the