100 businessmen from Francophone countries choose Vietnam as their first destination
That is the sharing of Ms. Louise Mushikiwabo, Secretary General of the Organization of Francophonie International (OIF) during a meeting with President Nguyen Xuan Phuc this afternoon (March 25).
Attending the meeting were leaders of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Industry and Trade, Agriculture and Rural Development, Education and Training. Also attending the meeting were representatives of OIF and OIF’s Acting Representative in the Asia-Pacific region.
The President highly appreciated that Ms. Mushikiwabo chose Vietnam as the first destination of the Francophonie Economic and Trade Promotion Delegation, with nearly 100 businessmen from Francophone countries on all continents around the world to connect. , seeking cooperation opportunities with Vietnam.
|President Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Secretary General of the Francophonie International Organization Louise Mushikiwabo. Photo: VPCTN|
The President emphasized that the success of the Trade Promotion Delegation, with specific cooperation agreements signed, has contributed to consolidating and enhancing the traditional, friendly, cooperative and faithful relationship between the two countries. Vietnam with many Francophone countries.
The President assessed that the Francophone economic space has great potential for cooperation, which should be strongly promoted to contribute more to economic recovery and development in member countries.
On this occasion, the President shared with the Secretary General about Vietnam’s efforts in safely adapting, flexibly, and effectively controlling the Covid-19 epidemic to create conditions to accelerate the recovery. , social economic development.
In addition to economic cooperation, the President welcomed the efforts and initiatives of the Secretary-General to promote international peace, cooperation and solidarity, accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, increase strengthen digital transformation, respond to global challenges such as epidemics, climate change, and environmental pollution, thereby contributing to affirming the role of OIF as an important global multilateral institution. , serving the common interests of the international community.
Vietnam will continue to promote its role as an active and responsible member of the Francophonie, actively and actively participating in activities and contributing to the Organization’s efforts for peace, cooperation and development. member countries and around the world.
In particular, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc made a number of specific proposals on directions to promote cooperation between the two sides in the coming time, emphasizing connecting Vietnamese businesses with French partners. language.
The Head of State asked the Francophone community to support Vietnam to strengthen its cooperation with the African Union and to support professional and French training for Vietnamese army soldiers and upcoming policemen. Nam participates in UN peacekeeping operations in Francophone countries in Africa.
The President thanked and highly appreciated Francophone’s interest in the East Sea issue and hoped that Francophone would continue to pay attention to peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region, supporting the maintenance of international security. security and freedom of navigation as well as efforts to transform the South China Sea into a region of peace, stability and prosperity.
The Secretary-General affirmed that Vietnam is a very important member of Francophone and welcomed Vietnam’s active role in promoting economic cooperation among Francophone members.
She said that Vietnam is an attractive market, greatly admiring the achievements in the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic in Vietnam. She also emphasized that Francophone countries are very interested in promoting economic and trade cooperation with Vietnam.
This is also the reason why Vietnam is the first destination of the trade promotion delegation and the first member country to visit by the Secretary General after a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
The Secretary-General highly appreciated and pledged to make every effort to support President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s proposals to strengthen the cooperation relationship between Vietnam and Francophonie.
At the invitation of Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son, Ms. Louise Mushikiwabo, Secretary General of the Organization of Francophonie International (OIF) paid an official visit to Vietnam and led a Francophone economic and trade promotion delegation to Vietnam from April 1. March 21-26.
This is the foreign delegation with the largest number of businesses, including about 70 businesses entering Vietnam after the country transitioned to a safe adaptation to Covid-19 and restored socio-economic development.
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