Party official lauds Vietnam’s cooperation with Japan

09:49 | 23/05/2017 Cooperation

Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh highlighted the progress of Vietnam-Japan cooperation while meeting with the Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Hiroshige Seko, in Hanoi on May 22.

Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh (right) and Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Hiroshige Seko - Credit: VTV

Binh said the strides made in bilateral partnerships in trade, investment and many other spheres have brought about practical benefits to people of both Vietnam and Japan, helping to step up the two countries’ relations in a comprehensive manner.

Vietnam is integrating more deeply into regional and global economies, he said, expressing his belief in the nations’ close connectivity within bilateral and multilateral trade frameworks.

For his part, Minister Hiroshige Seko spoke highly of the potential and development prospects of Vietnam’s economy.

Japan attaches importance to enhancing multi-faceted cooperation with Vietnam and considers the Southeast Asian nation an important partner in ASEAN and the Asia-Pacific region, he noted.

He voiced his belief that development of the Japan-Vietnam ties will be even more enhanced for the sake of each country’s interests and for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

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