Hanoi promotes cooperation with Peru’s capital

08:34 | 21/03/2018 Cooperation

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has expressed his hope that the newly-accredited Peruvian Ambassador to Vietnam, Augusto Morelli Salgado, will help to develop links between the two countries and between their capital cities in particular.

Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung (second from right) and the newly-accredited Peruvian Ambassador to Vietnam, Augusto Morelli Salgado (second from left) - Photo: HNM

Hosting the diplomat on March 19, Chung said that Vietnam and Peru hold numerous similarities in their history and cultural tradition, adding that there remains great untapped potential for bilateral cooperation.

Ambassador Augusto Morelli Salgado affirmed that the Embassy of Peru is willing to collaborate with Hanoi.

He also vowed to do his utmost to develop the friendship between the two countries and the capital cities as well.

Both Vietnam and Peru are members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

The two countries established diplomatic ties on November 14, 1994.

Two-way trade had grown to exceed US$350 million in 2016, triple that of 2010.

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