Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (right) meets Japanese Ambassador to Việt Nam Kunio Umeda. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất
HÀ NỘI — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc received Japanese Ambassador to Việt Nam Kunio Umeda in Hà Nội on Thursday to discuss measures to promote co-operation between the two countries.
Via the diplomat, PM Phúc wished to express his thanks to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for inviting him to attend the G20 Summit and visit the country later this month.
The trip would be made at a time when the Việt Nam-Japan extensive strategic partnership was flourishing in various spheres, he noted.
Ambassador Umeda said Japanese businesses planned to expand their investments in Việt Nam, a country with huge development potential that always tried to create optimal conditions for investors.
He also mentioned several problems that needed to be addressed to do with education-training, investment and trade.
Appreciating the diplomat’s opinions, PM Phúc asked the ambassador to coordinate with the Vietnamese side to ensure that his upcoming visit to Japan would reap the best possible results, thereby lifting the countries’ co-operation to a new height in all fields, including economy, trade and investment.
As extensive strategic partners, the two sides had high political trust, the leader noted, adding he would also welcome stronger people-to-people and cultural exchanges.
At the meeting, the Vietnamese PM also outlined solution for the issues raised by the ambassador. — VNS