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Deputy PM receives Cuban minister

Update: September, 14/2019 - 07:43

 

Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam meets Cuban Minister of Labour and Social Security Margarita M Gonzalez Fernandez in Hà Nội on Friday. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI Việt Nam is willing to share experience in national construction and development with Cuba to help the country realise its reform targets, Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam has said.

He made the remark at a reception for visiting Cuban Minister of Labour and Social Security Margarita Marlene Gonzalez Fernandez in Hà Nội on Friday.

At the meeting, the official said the Việt Nam-Cuba friendship had been strengthened over the time.

He voiced his hope that with a new constitution, Cuba would soon reach its goals on the path to socialism, attract foreign investment and restructure the country’s economy.

Đam requested both sides enhance co-operation and experience sharing to perfect policies and build models of social security in accordance with sustainable development.

He also asked the Cuban Ministry to create optimal conditions for Vietnamese firms operating in Cuba.

Fernandez informed her host that she and her entourage attended a session of the Việt Nam-Cuba Intergovernmental Committee, and had a working session with leaders of Việt Nam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

The two sides exchanged views on human resources development, workers’ rights and benefits in medical services, education, social welfare and poverty reduction.

Cuba hopes to work with Viet Nam in labour, employment, salary policy, support for welfare beneficiaries, and the sending of guest workers to other countries. — VNS

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