Party General Secretary receives UK ’s Secretary of State
(VNA - 26/04/2012) - Viet Nam is keen to step up trade, investment, tourism, education, training, and security and defence ties with the UK. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong stated this when he received the UK ’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs William Hague, in Ha Noi on April 25.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and UK ’s Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs William Hague (Source:VNA)
The Party leader told his guest that Viet Nam has attaches a lot of importance to strengthening its relations with political parties in the UK as well as between Viet Nam and State’s agencies and the UK ’s Government bodies and policy research institutes.
Hague congratulated Viet Nam on its numerous important achievements during its renewal process, national construction and development as well as its rising prestige in the region and in the global community.
He underlined the UK Government’s determination to increase its cooperation with Viet Nam as stated in the joint declaration confirming their strategic partnership.