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President Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives outgoing Ambassadors of Oman and Czech Republic

by NDO17 July 2022 Last updated at 18:00 PM

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets outgoing Omani Ambassador Saleh Mohamed Ahmed Al Saqri. (Photo: VNA)
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets outgoing Omani Ambassador Saleh Mohamed Ahmed Al Saqri. (Photo: VNA)

VTV.vn - President Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted separate receptions in Hanoi on July 19 for the outgoing Omani and Czech ambassadors.

While receiving Omani Ambassador Saleh Mohamed Ahmed Al Saqri, the State leader spoke highly of the Ambassador’s positive and effective contributions to the promotion of the friendship and partnership between the two countries.

Stressing that Vietnam attaches great importance to friendship and cooperation with Oman in all fields, the State leader thanked Oman for supporting Vietnam in the COVID-19 response and assisting flood victims in 2020, while noting that last year, two-way trade surged 100% to 340 million USD, as the Vietnam-Oman joint investment fund has operated effectively, pouring 300 million USD into infrastructure and sustainable development projects in Vietnam.

For his part, Ambassador Saleh Mohamed Ahmed Al Saqri said Oman attaches great importance to cooperation with Vietnam and will continue to promote the agreed cooperation programmes and suggested that the two sides continue to expand the joint investment fund.


President Phuc receives outgoing Czech Ambassador Vitezslav Grepl. (Photo: VNA)

President Phuc receives outgoing Czech Ambassador Vitezslav Grepl. (Photo: VNA)

At the meeting with Czech Ambassador Vitezslav Grepl, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc congratulated the ambassador for a successful tenure, contributing to strengthening the traditional friendship between the two countries.

Vietnam values the traditional friendship and all-round cooperation with the Czech Republic, and thanked the European country for supporting Vietnam in the past and at present, in addition to providing it with 250,800 doses of COVID-19 vaccines, he said, adding that the two countries have enjoyed growing economic and trade cooperation, with two-way trade rising 32% to 740 million USD in 2021.

He expressed his hope that the Czech Republic will continue to assist the Vietnamese community in the country.

Ambassador Grepl highlighted the close ties between the two countries, noting that the Czech Republic are interested in investing in Vietnam, including SKODA, which is expected to provide its first cars to the market at the end of this year.

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