Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (Right) shakes hand with World Economic Forum Executive Director Philipp Rosler, who is on a working visit to Việt Nam. — VNA/VNS Thống Nhất
Viet Nam News -HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam considers the private sector an important driving force of development, said Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc during a reception in Hà Nội yesterday for World Economic Forum (WEF) Managing Director Philipp Rosler.
The Prime Minister lauded the WEF’s support for Việt Nam during the country’s development.
He thanked the Managing Director’s invitation for the WEF-ASEAN meeting scheduled in this June and said the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry would make the necessary arrangements.
Highlighting the WEF-Mekong Conference to be held in Việt Nam this year, the PM suggested the WEF leader closely collaborate with the Foreign Ministry to contribute to organising the meeting.
Rosler expressed his hope that the Vietnamese PM would boost co-operation with the WEF.
He said he believed that under the leadership of the PM, the Vietnamese private sector would play a more important role in the country’s development.
The WEF was willing to help Việt Nam in implementing its socio-economic goals, Rosler said. — VNS