Update: 09:22 | 08/06/2018
Vietnam attaches importance to developing the friendship and wide-ranging cooperation with Micronesia said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a reception for visiting Speaker of the Micronesian Congress Wesley W. Simina on June 7.
Speaker of the Micronesian Congress Wesley W. Simina (Photo: Tran Hai).
The PM expressed his belief that the visit by the Micronesian guest will help tighten the relations between the two countries and the two legislatures.
“The visit is hoped to chart a new chapter for the cooperation between the two parliaments in particular and the two countries in general,” said Wesley W. Simina.
He said the two countries have established active and close relations on the multilateral scale.
The countries have exchanged visits, cooperated in agriculture, aquaculture, tourism, environment, and climate change while their law-making bodies have set up active cooperation, the guest said.
He said he expected that visit exchanges, people-to-people activities
Wesley W. Simina expressed his hope to boost cooperation and twining relations between Micronesian and Vietnamese localities.
PM Phuc agreed with the guest’s opinions and said the two countries need to increase the sharing of experience in national development.
As the geographical distance is not favorable for the bilateral cooperation to grow as expected, ministries, sectors
He suggested the two sides launch negotiations on some cooperation agreements to provide a legal foundation to accelerate the trading in farm produce, consumer products, and agricultural machinery, and seek to invest in infrastructure construction, tourism, and telecoms.
“Vietnam wants to share its experience in cooperation in areas with potential, like agriculture, aquaculture, seafood processing, industrial tree plantation, tourism development, education
The PM suggested the two countries continue working together and supporting each other at regional and multilateral forums and organizations.
He hoped Micronesia will back Vietnam’s bid to run for a non-permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council in 2020-2021.
He asked Micronesia to support the stance and effort of Vietnam and ASEAN in maintaining peace, stability, maritime and overflight freedom, security and safety in the East Sea, stating that Vietnam welcomes effort of all countries to contribute to the work.