Updated on : Thứ Tư, 03/06/2020 - 3:17 CH
VN hands over face masks to help DFC cope with COVID-19

VGP - Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc handed over made-in-Viet Nam face masks as gifts to the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) on the occasion of his meeting with CEO of the DFC Adam Boehler on June 2 in Washington DC.

 Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc hands over made-in-Viet Nam face masks as gifts to the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), Washington DC, June 2, 2020.

During a meeting, Adam Boehler announced that as a development finance agency of the US Government, the DFC is implementing a series of plans to support investment projects in developing countries, especially those in the spheres of energy, infrastructure and digital economy.

The DFC always attaches a great importance to and considers Viet Nam a preferred partner in US cooperative projects, he affirmed.

At the regional level, the DFC is interested in supporting development projects in the Greater Mekong Sub-region, as well as those specializing in producing strategic products in the US’s supply chain, he stated.

Boehler also hoped that reached agreements will be implemented effectively during working meetings between the DFC and Vietnamese agencies, including the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

The DFC official emphasized the effective coordination between Viet Nam and the US in producing and supplying medical supplies and protective equipment to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

For his part, Ambassador Ngoc shared Viet Nam’s experience in controlling the disease, as well as its priorities in economic recovery and promoting regional and global cooperation as the ASEAN Chair 2020.  

He highly valued the DFC’s role and expressed his hope that the two sides would soon deploy specific cooperation projects in the region.

Emphasizing that 2020 marks 25 years of normalization of Viet Nam-US relations, the diplomat called on the DFC to continue to participate in and contribute to relevant activities in the coming time, including joining ASEAN-US and Viet Nam-US conferences on investment cooperation in the region.

By Hoang Ha

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