Vietnam, Japan promote extensive strategic partnership relations

Thursday, 17 December 2015
The Vietnamese Party, State and National Assembly will do their utmost to promote the cooperative relations with Japan in the future, meeting each side’s demands and prosperity.



NA Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung at the meeting (Photo: VGP)


National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung made that statement at his reception with Vice Speaker of the House of Councilors of Japan Koshiishi Azuma on December 12.

The NA Chairman thanked the effective assistance of Japan for Viet Nam’s industrialization, modernization and national development process, especially after establishing the extensive strategic cooperative partnership for peace and prosperity in Asia.

He expected that the two countries’ parliaments will closely cooperate and support each other at international and regional forums for the human peace and prosperity.  

The two leaders hailed the outstanding achievements in terms of such fields as politics, diplomacy, economics, trade and people-to-people exchange in the bilateral relations over the recent years.  

Mr. Koshiishi Azuma announced the achievements of the talks with NA Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, adding that high-ranking visits and people-to-people exchange activities as well as success in the extensive strategic partnership relations have strengthened the two nations’ ties in all areas.

He affirmed to make efforts to enhance Viet Nam-Japan relations to achieve new successes in the future.

 Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam at the meeting (Photo: VGP)

The same day, Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam received Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Fundamental National Policies Ichiro Aisawa.

The Deputy PM highlighted the assistance of thr Japanese NA, Government and people through the Official Development Assistance for Viet Nam over the past 20 years, which have made great contribution to the national socio-economic development and poverty reduction.

Mr. Ichiro Aisawa announced his working visit and activities in Viet Nam such as attending the signing ceremony of three ODA projects for Viet Nam’s hospitals and working with relevant Vietnamese agencies about cooperative programs in the health sector.

The host hoped that more and more Vietnamese nurses would have chances to be trained and employed in Japan within the framework of the Viet Nam-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.

He proposed Mr. Ichiro Aisawa actively encourage the Japanese Parliament continue huge source of ODA for Viet Nam’s sustainable development and advocate the Japanese Government in launching agreements in economic and health cooperation.

The Vietnamese Government will continue to establish a more favorable environment for Japanese businesses to invest and operate in Viet Nam, especially joining with Japan in effectively realizing the Viet Nam-Japan Joint Initiative.

Van Hai (Source: VGP)

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