SYDNEY(VNS)— The Australian state of New South Wales is willing to co-operate with Viet Nam in the fields of education and tourism as well as finance, the state's prime minister, Barry O'Farrell, told a visiting Vietnamese delegation last Thursday.
The delegation was led by Vietnamese Minister of Finance Vuong Dinh Hue.
O'Farrell also reaffirmed the high likelihood of financial co-operation between Australia and Viet Nam on a national level.
During their visit, the delegation visited the Department of Treasury and Finance and the Department of Business and Innovation of the State of Victoria, as well as Swinburne University and University of New South Wales. Australia's acting Governor General and the governor of New South Wales, Marie Bashir, also hosted a reception to welcome the Vietnamese delegation. — VNS