Deputy Prime Minister Trịnh Đình Dũng has suggested Ireland prompt the European Union (EU) to sign and ratify the EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (UVFTA) and recognise Việt Nam’s market economy.
Ireland will work to push the Việt Nam-European Union free trade agreement, the Irish Ambassador to Việt Nam, Cait Moran, told Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc at a meeting yesterday.
Irish President Michael D. Higgins and his wife visited the central province of Quảng Trị this week as part of their State visit to Việt Nam
Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng yesterday called on Việt Nam and Ireland to step up co-operation in many areas including agriculture, clean energy, high technology and climate change adaptation.
The Vietnamese Government and people appreciate Ireland’s official development assistance, which has contributed significantly to socio-economic development in the Southeast Asian country.
President Tran Dai Quang and his Irish counterpart Michael D. Higgins have affirmed their wish to deepen the friendship and multi-dimensional cooperation between Viet Nam and Ireland in the time ahead.
Irish President Michael D. Higgins tells Vietnam News Agency’s Phạm Diễm Quỳnh on the eve of his state visit to Việt Nam that the two countries have in common their past independence struggles as well as the current challenge of forging an equitable growth model.