President welcomes newly accredited foreign ambassadors | Politics
Hanoi (VNA) – President Nguyen Xuan Phuc received the ambassadors of Sierra Leone, Nepal, Guatemala, the Maldives and the Dominican Republic, who came to present their credentials, in Hanoi on March 9.
Talk to the Ambassador Sierra Leone Ernest Mbaimba Ndomahina, the host leader, expressed his belief that the diplomat will help lift the relations of the two countries to a new level, especially in economy and trade, and further harness their enormous potential.
Vietnam always attaches importance and wishes to promote relations with Sierra Leone in all aspects, from politics, diplomacy, agriculture, science-technology and trade, and strengthen cooperation in multilateral issues, regional and international, he said.
The new ambassador pledged that during his tenure, he will do his utmost to nurture Vietnam-Sierra Leone relations more and more fruitfully.
During the meeting with Nepalese Ambassador Ganesh Prasad Dhakal, President Phuc noted that Vietnam always cherishes cooperation with Nepalnoting with satisfaction the flourishing bilateral relations in the recent past.
He said he hoped the ambassador would do his utmost to contribute to the partnership of the two countries and that the two sides should strengthen their ties in areas such as cultural exchanges, tourism and especially trade, which is still weak.
Dhakal noted that Vietnam and Nepal have long-standing relations and many cultural and religious similarities, which are favorable conditions for their peoples to increase exchanges and joint programs in the coming times.
As Nepal is about to inaugurate a new airport, he expressed his hope that Vietnamese airlines will consider opening direct air links to his country, thus promoting cooperation activities, including tourism and trade. interpersonal.
Welcoming Carlos Humberto Jiménez Licona as Ambassador of GuatemalaPresident Phuc said Vietnam has great potential for trade and investment, a good condition for strengthening ties with Guatemala.
The two countries should work more closely in multilateral, regional and international forums, as well as on issues of peacekeeping and sustainable development, he recommended, stressing the importance of partnership between their businesses.
The head of state affirmed that Vietnam’s ministries, sectors and agencies will create the best possible conditions for the ambassador to fulfill his duties in order to strengthen the overall relations between Vietnam and Guatemala.
For its part, Licona is committed to helping develop bilateral cooperation more substantially and effectively to meet the expectations of the peoples of the two nations.
Receiving Maldives Ambassador Mohamed Jinah, President Phuc said that the two countries share similarities in economic development directions, especially in terms of tourism, which is a favorable condition for them to strengthen their relations in time to to come.
With sound political and diplomatic relations, countries should strengthen mutual visits, especially at high levels, facilitate trade and investment ties between their businesses, and strengthen collaboration in shipping and responding to climate change, which are issues of common interest, according to the Vietnamese leader.
Jinah said he hopes to have working sessions with Vietnamese ministries and sectors soon to promote cooperation projects in areas where each country is strong, especially trade, investment, infrastructure development, agriculture, waste treatment, energy and relationships between people. exchange of people.
Applauding the Dominican Republic’s plan to open an embassy in Vietnam, President Phuc told Ambassador Jaime Yorquis Francisco Rodriguez that it would be an important event in the relations between the two countries.
He expressed his hope that the diplomat will help develop their countries’ relations more and more comprehensively and effectively, adding that Vietnam and the Dominican Republic hold many optimal conditions to strengthen ties at all levels.
As bilateral trade remains modest, the host leader recommended that the two sides redouble their efforts to increase the effectiveness of cooperation in all areas, first of all mutual visits at all levels, and organize bilateral activities trade promotion.
The Foreign Ministry and relevant agencies of Vietnam will provide the best possible conditions for the ambassador to fulfill his duties, the president noted.
Stressing the solidarity between the peoples of the two countries, Rodriguez said the government and people of his country look forward to the upcoming opening of an embassy in Vietnam, which will create more chances to intensify the multifaceted relations.
He expressed his hope that Vietnam will soon open its embassy in the Dominican Republic and that cooperation between the two countries will continue to flourish in the post-pandemic period, as the Dominican Republic has a strong economy in Central America.
The ambassador added that he is convinced that with its strong development momentum, Vietnam will reap even more success in the future./.