The 3-day visit by Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Toshimitsu Motegi is the highlight of the Vietnam-Japan Friendship Year to give a boost to the comprehensive relationship between the two countries in the near future.
Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang made the statement during talks with the visiting Japanese delegation in Hanoi on July 1.
Minister Hoang spoke highly of the Japanese Government’s constant support for Vietnam’s socio-economic development, especially its cooperation in the fields of trade.
Minister Motegi and representatives of some Japanese businesses compared notes on issues related to Vietnam’s industrialization strategy within the framework of cooperation between Vietnam and Japan towards 2020 with a vision to 2030, as well as bilateral cooperation in developing support industry, and applying an intelligent community model and nuclear power technologies for peaceful purposes.
Both ministers pledged all-out efforts to bring cooperative relations between Vietnam and Japan to a new height.
They later witnessed the signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Hanoi Software Technology Park and Urban Area project between Japanese and Vietnamese businesses.