VN, Uzbekistan seek greater co-operation
HAØ NOÄI President Traàn Ñaïi Quangurg ed Vieät Nam and Uzbekistan to fully tap their co-operation potential in various fields while receiving Uzbekistans Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources Mirzaev Zoyir in HaøNoäi yesterday.
He suggested the two sides work out measures to boost twoway trade, which stood at US$37.42 million in 2016, via the inter governmental committee on economic-trade and science- technology co-operation.
The President also recommended stepping up affiliation in specific realms such as garment-textile, footwear, cotton and fiber production, farm produce, seafood, plant varieties, animal breeding, and oil and gas.
Apart from increasing highlevel delegation exchanges for better mutual understanding and trust, Vieät Nam and Uzbekistan should expand cooperation in culture, tourism, and education-training, he said.
He called on Uzbekistan to continue supporting and coordinating with Vieät Nam at multilateral forums in the region and the world at large.
For his part, Deputy PM Mirzaev Zoyir said the ongoing visit of the Uzbekistan i delegation is intended to study Vieät Nams experience in socio-economic development. Uzbekistan wants to enhance co-operation with Vieät Nam in politics, economics, trade and investment, specifically in cultivation, processingand exporting farm produce, footwear, and apparel products, he added.
The country is also keen to further bilateral co-operation in personnel training and sharing know-how in the sustainable and effective use of water resources, he said.
The guest handed a letter from Uzbekistans President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to President Quang, expressing his wish to propel the two nations friendship and co-operation forward, and inviting President Quang to pay a State-level visit to Uzbekistan.