Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (r) receives Thai Ambassador Manopchai Vongphakdi for fulfilling his assigned tasks during a reception in Hà Nội yesterday.— VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất
HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc lauded outgoing Thai Ambassador Manopchai Vongphakdi for fulfilling his assigned tasks during a reception in Hà Nội yesterday.
The PM said that during the ambassador’s tenure, two-way trade grew rapidly with the launch of a number of Thai projects, including the southern oil refinery complex and shipbuilding facilities, adding that both sides also offered mutual support at bilateral and multilateral forums.
He expressed hope that Thailand would share experiences in developing tourism, opening new tours to facilitate economic development and supporting people-to-people exchange.
Việt Nam always strives to create the best environment to attract Thai investors and tourists to the country, he said.
Ambassador Manopchai Vongphakdi affirmed that Thailand wants to boost people-to-people exchange and investment co-operation between the two countries.
He also vowed to foster bilateral ties in any future position. As the traditional New Year festival of Thailand approaches, the PM sent a message of congratulations to his Thai counterpart Prayuth Chan-ocha. — VNS