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Minister calls for more British investment

Update: July, 30/2012 - 09:37

LONDON — Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh met on Friday with the leaders of the City of London to promote Viet Nam's potential for co-operation.

Anh also called for more British investment in Viet Nam to further strengthen the strategic partnership signed between the two countries in September 2010.

Lord Mayor of London David Wootton said that many UK businesses wanted to invest in Viet Nam, especially in the banking, financial and insurance sectors, as well as in tourism and infrastructure development. Wootton said he planned to visit some Asian countries, including Viet Nam, immediately after the conclusion of the 2012 Paralympics in London in September.

The working session took place during Anh's visit to the UK last week to attend the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in London. On Friday, Anh also visited Vietnamese athletes who are competing in the Games. countries to study further possible co-operative ties in the future. — VNS

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