Former Japan PM praised
Prime Minister Nguyeãn Taán Duõng hailed the contributions of former Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama Yukio to the friendship and co-operation between Vieät Nam and Japan.
Welcoming his guest in Haø Noäi, Duõng thanked Hatoyama for his donation of 50 wheelchairs to children with Agent Orange/Dioxin (AO) disabilities at the opening ceremony of the Vieät Nam-Japan clinic in Haø Noäi.
He said he highly valued Yukio 's efforts to boost bilateral ties as Prime Minister, as well as in his current position as a member of the Japanese parliament and President of the Japan-Vieät Nam Parliamentarians Alliance.
Yukio replied that he was keen to help provide humanitarian assistance for child AO victims. He proposed the Vietnamese Government ask its Japanese counterpart to include AO victim support in its ODA provision programme.