Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (R) receives newly accredited Ambassador from Germany Christian Berger in Hà Nội yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất
HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc welcomed newly accredited Ambassador from Germany Christian Berger in Hà Nội yesterday.
The PM expressed his hope that the two nations will continue co-operation in economics and trade, to raise bilateral trade to US$15-20 billion by 2020.
He called on the German Government to provide more support for Việt Nam in education and vocational training, including the Việt Nam–Germany University project.
The PM agreed with the ambassador’s proposal to establish the Việt Nam–Germany Chamber of Commerce and Industry, saying that he would assign agencies to work on the project.
He also pledged to accelerate the Metro No 2 project in HCM City, in which Germany is an investor.
The Ambassador pledged to do his utmost to tighten relations between the two countries, and support Việt Nam in relations with other countries in the European Union. — VNS