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March, 05 2014 08:52:00

VN hopes for increased ties with Japan

National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan meets visiting Japanese Senator Professor Keizo Takemi in Ha Noi yesterday.— VNA/VNS Photo Doan Tan

HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam wished to strengthen co-operation with Japan to perfect its market economy and develop high-quality human resources and infrastructure.

National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan made the remark at a reception for visiting Japanese Senator Professor Keizo Takemi in Ha Noi yesterday.

Appreciating Takemi's contributions to the two countries' co-operation, Ngan asked for Japan to continue its support for Viet Nam in official development assistance (ODA) projects, specifically in the medical sector.

She asked the senator to call on Japanese companies to invest in pharmaceutical and medical equipment factories in Viet Nam.

For his part, the Japanese guest said his visit was aimed at sharing experience in the health insurance sector, especially the control of health insurance funds and healthcare for the elderly.

He promised to continue consolidating and strengthening the friendship and co-operation between the two countries and their parliaments. — VNS

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