Vietnam, EU discuss investment promotion activities

08:37 | 17/08/2017 MUTRAP Corner

On August 16 in Hanoi, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception for Belgian Ambassador Jehanne Roccas, Ambassador and head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Vietnam Bruno Angelet and Charge D’affaires of the German embassy in Vietnam Wolfgang Manig.  

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives European diplomats - Photo: VGP

The meeting aims to discuss the investment promotion activities of European businesses in Vietnam.

At the talk, the Vietnamese PM spoke highly of the ties between Vietnam and the EU, in particular the ties with Germany and Belgium. He said that the good relationships were attributed to positive and effective contributions of the European ambassadors and diplomats in general.

Regarding discussion on Hamon Corporation’s desulphurisation contract at Song Hau 1 thermal power plant, Belgian Ambassador Jehanne Roccas said that Hamon wishes that the Vietnamese government and agencies would promptly push forward the deal on a mutually-beneficial basis.

The Vietnamese Prime Minister expressed his wish that the ambassador would serve as a bridge linking the two countries’ businesses together in order to learn about business environment and opportunities in Vietnam and Europe.

Roccas also hoped that partnership between Hamon and Vinh Tan 1 thermal power plant would go smoothly.

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The guests at the meeting - Photo: VGP

The host assured the guests that the Vietnamese government always creates the most favourable conditions for domestic and foreign firms to conduct business in the country.

PM Phuc stressed "We always regard the success of foreign businesses in Vietnam as ours, contributing to the development of Vietnam's economy."

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc also affirmed that Vietnam expects European investment on the back of their advanced and eco-friendly technologies, adding that he is ready to direct ministries, agencies and localities to clear any barriers facing European enterprises in Vietnam.

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