PM receives newly-appointed Egyptian, Sudan Ambassadors
11:34 | 31/05/2018

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 30 hosted receptions for newly-appointed Egyptian Ambassador to Viet Nam Mahmoud Hassan Nayel and Sudan Ambassador to Viet Nam Mohamed Elmurtada Mubarak Ismail Siraq. 

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives newly-appointed Egyptian Ambassador to Viet Nam Mahmoud Hassan Nayel, Ha Noi, May 30, 2018 - Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

At the reception for the Egyptian Ambassador, the PM asserted that Viet Nam attaches importance to the cooperative relationship with Egypt, hailing the two nations’ exchanges and sharing of views on international issues. 

Viet Nam expects to strengthen trade ties with Egypt in agriculture to raise the two-way trade turnover in the upcoming time, said the Vietnamese leader, proposing the two sides boost cooperation in oil and gas. 

He asked to enhance local-to-local cooperation, accelerate the signing of the agreement on establishment of friendship and cooperation between Ha Noi and Cairo and Ninh Binh Province and Luxor City. 

The PM required the two sides to actively join hands in successfully organizing a number of activities in 2018 on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of diplomatic ties. 

Mr. Mahmoud Hassan Nayel highlighted cooperation potential between the two nations, suggesting the two sides strengthen high-ranking delegation exchanges and exchanges at all levels, promote diplomatic relations between their States and parliaments and people-to-people exchanges, thus increasing mutual understanding. 

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosts receptions for Sudan Ambassador to Viet Nam Mohamed Elmurtada Mubarak Ismail Siraq, Ha Noi, May 30, 2018 - Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu

At the meeting with Sudan Ambassador to Viet Nam Mohamed Elmurtada Mubarak Ismail Siraq, PM Phuc welcomed the U.S. lifting economic embargo on Sudan in 2017, expecting it will create an opportunity for the two sides to boost bilateral trade values. 

The Vietnamese Government attaches importance to the traditional relationship with Sudan, confirmed Mr. Phuc, expressing his hope that the Ambassador will take measures to promote trade and enhance business delegation exchanges as well as create more business and trade opportunities between the two countries in fields of telecommunications, agriculture, aquaculture and petrol. 

The Sudan Ambassador affirmed that Sudan is willing to cooperate with Viet Nam in these areas, expecting that the Vietnamese Government will soon send a delegation to Sudan to explore further cooperative opportunities.

By Thuy Dung   

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