Party Secretary General Nguyễn Phú Trọng has hailed outgoing Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Fukada for his contributions to deepening bilateral ties during his tenure in Việt Nam.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday welcomed the new Country Director of World Bank (WB), Ousmane Dione, to Việt Nam, saying that the WB played an important role in the development of Việt Nam.
The Japanese Government will provide the Vietnamese Government with a loan of JPY11 billion (US$108.2 million) in fiscal year 2016 to improve socioeconomic infrastructure and the competitiveness of the national economy.
Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat Đinh Thế Huynh asked the Japanese Ambassador to Việt Nam to continue working closely with Vietnamese agencies and localities to strengthen multifaceted cooperation between the two countries.
Japan has committed to give more than US$400,000 for four community projects across Việt Nam as a part of its long-term aid to the country.