President arrives in Viet Nam
of the Czech Republic
Noi — Czech President Vaclav Klaus starts his official visit to Viet
During the five-day visit,
the Czech President will hold meetings with General Secretary Nong Duc Manh,
President Nguyen Minh Triet, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and National
Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong.
President Vaclav Klaus is
expected to attend the Viet Nam-Czech Republic Business Forum, meet Vietnamese
who have studied and worked in former Czechoslovakia and visit Viet Nam’s
National Economics University.
Viet Nam and the Czech
Republic established a joint government committee on economic and trade
co-operation in 1998. The two countries signed an economic co-operation
agreement in September 2005.
At present, more than
40,000 Vietnamese people are working and living in the Czech Republic. — VNS