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April, 17 2014 09:06:00

PM greets new UAE, Myanmar ambassadors

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (R) meets UAE Ambassador Khalid Ibrahim Abdulaziz Shohail Al-Qahtani in Ha Noi.

HA NOI (VNS)— Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met with the newly accredited ambassadors of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Myanmar in Ha Noi, yesterday.

Welcoming the UAE Ambassador Khalid Ibrahim Abdulaziz Shohail Al-Qahtani, Dung proposed fostering win-win bilateral cooperation through exchange visits and mutual support at international forums, especially the United Nations.

He called for stronger trade and investment ties based on each side's strengths, besides joint collaboration in matters related to labour issues.

The host suggested that the UAE should soon recognise Viet Nam as a market economy and offer the country greater official development assistance in the areas of climate change and environmental protection.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (R) receives Myanmar Ambassador Uyn Lai in Ha Noi.— Photo VGP

While receiving Myanmar Ambassador Uyn Lai, the government leader hailed Myanmar for its role as the ASEAN Chair this year, reiterating that Viet Nam will continue to offer assistance to the country during its tenure.

Dung requested the ambassador to coordinate with the concerned Vietnamese and Myanmar agencies to realise collaborations in 12 areas jointly agreed by both sides. — VNS

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