|Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung meets with visiting Governor of Moscow province (Moscow Oblast) Andrei Vorobyov in Ha Noi yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Thong Nhat
HA NOI (VNS) — Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has affirmed the country's consistent policy of working closely with Russia to further deepen bilateral co-operation.
During his reception for visiting Governor of Moscow province (Moscow Oblast) Andrei Vorobyov in Ha Noi yesterday, the PM expressed his joy at fruitful developments in the Vietnam-Russia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership recently as they have benefited both countries' development.
The two sides will discuss measures to strengthen bilateral co-operation in all fields, especially in economics, trade, investment, tourism, energy and technology in the upcoming meeting of the Viet Nam-Russia Intergovernmental Co-operation Committee, he told the guest.
The Vietnamese leader expressed his hope that the Russian locality will continue to promote multifaceted ties with Ha Noi, HCM City and other Vietnamese counterparts in the coming time.
He suggested Moscow Oblast increase its assistance for both countries' enterprises to foster investment and trade links, contributing to the bilateral ties.
For his part, Governor Vorobyov said his visit aims to discuss a plan to set up a Vietnam industrial park in Moscow Oblast to produce dairy products and light-industrial products. It also looks to push co-operation between the two sides in other fields.
He asserted that the Moscow province always welcomes and creates the conditions for Vietnamese firms to invest in the locality.
On the same day, Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Nguyen The Thao welcomed Governor Vorobyov, during which the former called for a closer affiliation between Ha Noi and Moscow Oblast in the time ahead, especially in science, trade, and education.
Vorobyov affirmed the Russian side is supporting Viet Nam's projects in Moscow Oblast, showing the desire to promote a nuclear power project in central Ninh Thuan province and foster co-operation in an oil refinery. — VNS