PM bids farewell to Swedish, Myanmar ambassadors

Update: June, 30/2016 - 09:40
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (R) recevies Ambassadors of Sweden Camilla Mellander yesterday in Hà Nội. — Photo VGP

HÀ NỘI  – Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday held separate meetings with the Ambassadors of Sweden and Myanmar, Camilla Mellander and Win HLaing, who came to say goodbye at the end of their tenures in Việt Nam.

At a reception for Swedish Ambassador Camilla Mellander, the PM affirmed that Sweden is Việt Nam’s important partner, expressing his hope for enhanced trade and investment ties between the two countries.

Việt Nam is making all-out efforts to improve its investment climate, he said, calling on Swedish investors to increase their presence in the Southeast Asian nation.

The host highly appreciated Sweden’s assistance to Việt Nam in poverty reduction, health care, energy, justice and rural development, among others.

For her part, Camilla Mellander said many multinational Swedish companies like Volvo, Ikea and Comvik are interested in the Vietnamese market.

She noted her belief that bilateral trade and investment ties will thrive in the time ahead, especially after the EU-Vietnam trade agreement officially comes into force.

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (R) recevies Ambassadors of Myanmar Win HLaingyesterday in Hà Nội. — Photo VGP

At a meeting with Ambassador Win HLaing, PM Phúc reassured that Việt Nam always attaches importance to and wishes to develop the friendship and multi-faceted co-operation with Myanmar, for the sake of the two countries’ people, for co-operation and solidarity within ASEAN, and for peace, stability and cooperation in the region and the world at large.

Vietnamese businesses are keen to co-operate with their Myanmar partners, he said, calling on Myanmar to facilitate their operation in the country.

The ambassador pledged that he will make more contributions to strengthening the collaboration between the two countries. — VNS