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President Sang welcomes new foreign diplomats

Update: October, 20/2015 - 09:50
President Truong Tan Sang meets with new Belgian Ambassador to Viet Nam Jehanne Roccas in Ha Noi yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo An Dang

HA NOI (VNS) — President Truong Tan Sang yesterday received new ambassadors and representatives from international organisations based in Belgium, Finland, Switzerland, Iceland, Iran and the EU.

Meeting with new Belgian Ambassador to Viet Nam Jehanne Roccas, President Sang said Viet Nam treasures its ties with Belgium, and he hopes that the two-way trade would surpass the current value of US$2 billion once the EU-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) takes effect.

President Truong Tan Sang meets with Finland's Ambassador Ilkka-Pekka Simila, in Ha Noi yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo An Dang

In talks with Finland's Ambassador Ilkka-Pekka Simila, the State leader said he hoped Finland would help Viet Nam promote green economic growth, environmental sustainable development and natural resources management.

President Truong Tan Sang meets with Swiss Ambassador Beatrice Maser Mallor in Ha Noi yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo An Dang

At a meeting with Swiss Ambassador Beatrice Maser Mallor, Sang urged Switzerland to support Viet Nam's bid to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in the 2020-2021 term and its implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).

President Truong Tan Sang meets with Jeffrey Immelt, the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of General Electric Company in Ha Noi yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo An Dang

On the same day, President Sang met with Jeffrey Immelt, the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of General Electric Company, where he praised the corporation's business activities in Viet Nam, particularly in health care, construction and wind power. . — VNS

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