Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc welcomes former US Secretary of Treasury and now President of Warburg Pincus Timothy Geithner in Hà Nội yesterday. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất
HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc met former US Secretary of Treasury and now President of Warburg Pincus Timothy Geithner in Hà Nội yesterday, during which he appreciated the US firm’s investment in several projects in Việt Nam.
PM Phúc said that Việt Nam-US relations were developing well in all fields, noting that Việt Nam considered the US one of its most important partners and wanted to enhance bilateral comprehensive, especially in economics, trade and investment.
He said Việt Nam always did its utmost to improve its business and investment environment and was focused on removing difficulties for foreign investors, including those from the US.
Geithner informed the host that Warburg Pincus had invested in five projects in Việt Nam, with two in the financial field.
He said Việt Nam had succeeded in economic reform and improving its business climate, thus creating optimism among investors.
In the context of a complicated international situation, he expressed his hope that Việt Nam would maintain its reform and integration efforts and create more favourable conditions for foreign investors in finance, banking and e-payments.
Acknowledging the guest’s proposals, the Government leader said Việt Nam always attached importance to its goal of macro-economic stability to enhance confidence among enterprises and investors.— VNS