DPM urges UK to enhance cooperation in investment, innovation with VN
10:42 | 05/12/2018

VGP – Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh expected that Viet Nam and the United Kingdom will promote cooperation in fields of investment, finance, education-training, science-technology, start-ups, innovation and creativity. 

Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh and Prince Andrew witness the signing of two memoranda of cooperation between the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s Department of Foreign Affairs of Localities and the British Business Group Viet Nam and the British University Viet Nam - Photo: VGP/Hai Minh

The Deputy PM made that statement at his reception for Duke of York, Prince Andrew who is paying an official visit to Viet Nam from December 2-4 on the occasion of the 45th founding anniversary of the diplomatic ties. 

At the meeting, Mr. Minh applauded the success of the Pitch@Palace entrepreneurship promotion event held by the Prince and British firms in Ho Chi Minh City on December 3.

He suggested the British royal family and Prince Andrew encourage UK businesses to invest more in Viet Nam and develop a Viet Nam-UK university in Da Nang city. 

The host proposed the Pitch@Palace organizing board work closely with the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology to continue launching relevant activities in the time ahead.

Prince Andrew asked Viet Nam to continue creating favorable conditions for UK investors to do long-term business and assist the two countries’ companies to share information and partner with each other.

He highly appraised the bilateral collaboration in education, health care, tourism and United Nations peacekeeping activities, and at international organizations and forums, stressing the potential for the countries’ cooperation in various fields, especially entrepreneurship and innovation.

After the meeting, Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Minh and Prince Andrew witnessed the signing of two memoranda of cooperation between the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry’s Department of Foreign Affairs of Localities and the British Business Group Viet Nam and the British University Viet Nam.

By Thuy Dung 

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