Mon, 22 Jun 2015. Last updated Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:08
On 18 June afternoon, at Headquarter of Vietnam government, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung met Danish Ambassador John Nielsen on his ending term of office in Vietnam. Highly appreciate the practical contributions of Ambassador John Nielsen in promoting bilateral relations between Vietnam and Denmark in recent times, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung expressed his pleasure at the fine development in Vietnam-Denmark cooperation; affirmed that Vietnam and Denmark will make efforts to improve the relation in depth and bring benefits for peoples of the two countries. On the good momentum of development in bilateral relations as well as the concrete results of cooperation achieved, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung hopes that the two sides will concentrate better on exploiting the potential and advantages for development cooperation, constantly enhancing political relations, diplomacy, and exchanges of visits at all levels, together with making efforts to promote revenue of two-way trade more impressive, and to further enhance cooperation in coping with climate change and rising sea level.
PM Nguyen Tan Dung affirmed that Vietnam government always creates favorable conditions for businesses of two countries to exchange, seek chances, boost investment cooperation, and trade exchange. He also shared that at present Vietnam had signed and negotiated many Free Trade Agreements with counterparts, including Vietnam - EU Free Trade Agreement. This is a condition and will open many prosperities and chances for Vietnam and Denmark investment cooperation, as well as between Vietnam and other partners. At the meeting, PM Nguyen Tan Dung said thanks to Denmark that supported ODA for Vietnam, about US $1 billion. The Vietnam Prime Minister hoped Denmark to support ODA for Vietnam to cope with climate change and rising sea level.
In addition, PM Nguyen Tan Dung wished two sides enhance cooperation in education and training, culture, sports, tourism, and people exchange. He also hoped that Denmark will keep created favorable conditions for Vietnamese people community in Denmark to have a stable life, contributing to the development of the two countries' friendship. With the profound understanding about Vietnamese people, it is expected that the development cooperation between Vietnam and Denmark relation will be improved more and more. Ambassador John Nielsen said that with the efforts of two sides, Vietnam - Denmark cooperative relation had a comprehensive development, bringing many practical benefits for two countries. He confirmed that Denmark would always want to cooperate with Vietnam economy, trade, and investment.
Denmark will also assist ODA for Vietnam; concentrate on supporting Vietnam in improving ability to cope with climate change and higher sea level, focusing on cultural cooperation, people exchange to enhance the reliability and mutual understanding. Ambassador John Nielsen affirmed that he would be always a friendship bridge contributing positively to promote good Denmark - Vietnam relation.