Politburo member Vuong wraps up visit to Russia

by NDO/VNA10 December 2017 Last updated at 09:47 AM

The working session with the acting governor of Saint Petersburg Alexander Govorunov. (Credit: VOV)
The working session with the acting governor of Saint Petersburg Alexander Govorunov. (Credit: VOV)

VTV.vn - Politburo member and Head of the Party Central Committee’s Discipline Inspection Commission Tran Quoc Vuong and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation concluded their five-day visit to Russia, on December 9.

Before leaving Russia, Politburo member Vuong had a working session with the acting governor of Saint Petersburg Alexander Govorunov, in which he noted that the relations between Saint Petersburg and Vietnamese localities are important to bolstering the ties between the two countries.

He affirmed that the Vietnamese Government will continue to create favorable conditions so that Saint Petersburg and Vietnamese provinces can enjoy effective cooperation in the fields of economy, trade, investment, education and training, culture and tourism.

Alexander Govorunov, for his part, stressed that Vietnam is an important partner of his city, expressing his hope that the Vietnamese delegation’s visit would give impetus to the trade and investment relations between the two nations.

Saint Petersburg and Vietnam have huge potential for collaboration in the fields of the Russian city’s strengths, such as ship building, water treatment technology, pharmaceuticals, education and training, and information and technology.

He pledged to closely work with Vietnam to organize activities in order to mark the arrival of President Ho Chi Minh in Saint Petersburg 95 years ago.

During his visit to the institute for Ho Chi Minh studies at Saint Petersburg University, Vuong expressed his wish that the institute would contribute more to the Vietnamese studies in Russia and to the two countries’ traditional relations.

At a meeting with the representatives of the Vietnam Embassy and the Vietnamese expatriate community, the Party official informed them on the socio-economic affairs back home.

He stated that the Party and Government always consider overseas Vietnamese as an indispensable part of the country, and are willing to create the best conditions possible for the group to integrate into their host nations and make contribution to their home country.

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