Updated on : Thứ Năm, 25/11/2021 - 8:55 SA
PM Pham Minh Chinh meets close friend of Viet Nam

VGP – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo in Tokyo, Japan on November 24 as part of his official visit to Japan.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (R) meets Japan’s former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo in Tokyo, Japan, November 24, 2021 - Photo: VGP/Nhat Bac

PM Pham conveyed greetings of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and President Nguyen Xuan Phuc to Abe, and congratulated the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s on securing comfortable majority in Lower House election.

The Vietnamese PM highly valued Abe’s positive contributions to the advancement of the Viet Nam-Japan relations, especially both countries lifted up bilateral ties to extensive strategic partnership in 2014.

He expressed his pleasure at the rapid and comprehensive development of the Viet Nam-Japan extensive strategic partnership, affirming Viet Nam always attaches importance to working with Japan to open up a new era in the bilateral relationship, and voicing support for Japan to play a greater role in the region and the world.

The Vietnamese PM expressed his gratitude and high appreciation to the Government of Japan and the Japanese people for sharing COVID-19 vaccines that will amount to 5.6 million doses in total as well as many medical equipment and supplies, saying this is indicative of the close friendship between the two nations.

Abe said he supports the two countries to foster all-round cooperation, particularly in such fields like human resource training, strategic infrastructure development, and post-pandemic recovery for the sakes of the two countries and for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the Asia-Pacific region and the world.

He welcomed and highly valued PM Pham’s ongoing official visit to Japan, expressing his belief that the visit will contribute to strengthening the Viet Nam-Japan extensive strategic partnership across all spheres.

Abe spoke highly of Viet Nam’s role and important contributions in the region and the world./.

By Thuy Dung

Thuy Dung
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