|Secretary of the Party Central Committee and Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Publicity and Education, Dinh The Huynh receives Head of the Ideological Department of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party, Rolando Alfonso Borgesa In Ha Noi.— VNA/VNS Photo
HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam would do its utmost to boost co-operation in economics, trade, culture, education, science and technology with Cuba, said Construction Minister Trinh Dinh Dung yesterday.
Dung was addressing the 31st meeting of the Viet Nam-Cuba Intergovernmental Committee for Economic, Commercial, Scientific and Technological Co-operation.
The minister, who led the Vietnamese side, highlighted the encouraging outcomes of the Viet Nam-Cuba co-operative programme on rice production for the 2009-2015 period.
He said the achievements helped the Latin American country raise its rice output, ease its dependence on rice imports and ensured on-the-spot food security.
He noted the co-operation in biological technology, vaccine production and healthcare.
|Tthe 31st meeting of the Viet Nam-Cuba Intergovernmental Committee for Economic, Commercial, Scientific and Technological Co-operation.—VNA/VNS Photo
Cuban Minister of Foreign Trade and Investment Rodrigo Diaz, who heads the Cuban Subcommittee, said he hoped there would be more Vietnamese investments in oil and mineral exploration and exploitation, renewable energy, tourism, information technology, and agriculture.
Dinh The Huynh, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission for Publicity and Education, received Rolando Alfonso Borgesa, head of the Ideological Department of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party, who is on a visit to Viet Nam from September 15-21.
Huynh said the two sides should discuss mutual challenges in communication and education so they could map out measures to boost co-operation.
For his part, the Cuban guest said he hoped Viet Nam would continue sharing its experience in Party building, socio-economic development and renewal with Cuba. — VNS