Mon. Apr 15th, 2024

President Truong Tan Sang and Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai on
February 25 hosted separate receptions in Hanoi for visiting Brunei
Minister of Energy Pehin Yasmin.

President Sang
applauded the results of a working session between the Brunei
delegation and the Vietnam National Petroleum Group (PVN) to realise
their cooperation agreements. He said the results will further
strengthen the two countries’ economic ties.

He
spoke highly of Brunei’s ASEAN Presidency and said that the two
countries can intensify cooperation in the fields of agriculture,
forestry and fishery.

Yasmin said that his visit to
Vietnam aims to realise the signed agreements of the two countries’
leaders, especially in oil and gas cooperation.

Regarding the working session with the PVN, he affirmed that the two
sides reached a consensus to upgrade their relationship.

At the meeting with Yasmin, Deputy PM Hai said that Vietnam hopes to
continue attracting investment in energy, in particular from countries
with petroleum strengths like Brunei .

Vietnam is also willing to cooperate with businesses from Brunei
to implement projects in the country as well as in third countries,
including liquefied gas and the supply of crude oil for export and Dung
Quat Oil Refinery, he added.

For his part, Yasmin
affirmed Brunei ’s determination to strengthen its fine relationship
with Vietnam in various fields.

He spoke highly
of the importance of boosting petroleum cooperation between the two
countries, adding that it will benefit both sides and contribute to the
development of their relationship in ASEAN.-VNA

By vivian