PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc seeks to boost local cooperation with Romania
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc
expressed his wish for stronger partnership between localities of Vietnam and
Romania during his visit to Prahova, a county with dynamic economic development
in Romania, on April 14 (local time).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (second from right) at the meeting with the
At a working session with Prahova’s
governor Ioana Madalina Lupea, the Vietnamese PM highlighted the ties between
several pairs of localities of the two countries, such as the memorandum of
understanding signed between Hoa Binh and Prahova, Ben Tre and Tulchea, Da Nang
and Timisoara, and Lao Cai and Hunedoara.
Phuc said there is great potential
for cooperation between Prahova and Vietnamese provinces, particularly in fields
where the Romanian locality is strong in, such as tourism, education-training,
oil and gas, agriculture and forestry, which coincide with the priorities in
Vietnam’s cooperation with Romania.
Governor Ioana Madalina Lupea
welcomed the Vietnamese PM to the county, and informed her guest that the
county’s authorities have coordinated with the Chamber of Commerce and the
Vietnamese Embassy in Romania to organize business workshops and meetings to
introduce Prahova’s strength and opportunities for economic, tourism, education
partnership as well as cultural exchange to Vietnamese firms and localities.
She affirmed that Prahova wanted to
expand its cooperation with Vietnamese localities.
PM Phuc is making an official visit
to Romania from April 14 at the invitation of Romanian Prime Minister Viorica