Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan voiced pleasure at the
development of the friendship and cooperative partnership between
Vietnam and China, and Yunnan province in particular, during a
meeting with Yunnan province’s Vice Governor Liu Huiyan in Hanoi
on March 5.
The Deputy PM highly valued Liu’s
ongoing visit to Vietnam , saying that he was very impressed by the
province’s ecological agriculture model, which has been applied in some
localities in Vietnam with practical effects.
Nhan briefed Liu on Vietnam’s current socio-economic achievements,
saying that the Government of Vietnam has managed its economic
development flexibly with a growth rate at over 5 percent.
He stressed that to foster economic development and cooperation
between the two countries, Vietnam will complete the Hanoi – Lao Cai
highway by 2014 as scheduled, while asking China to finish the
Kunming – Lao Cai highway early so that the trading line will soon
The Vice Governor of Yunnan thanked Deputy
PM Nhan for his warm welcome, expressing his impress at Vietnam ’s
socio-economic development over the past years.
Liu said, over the past 20 years, total trading value between his
province and Vietnam has seen an increase of 125 percent, reflecting
the unceasing development of the cooperation between the two sides.
With the efforts of both sides, issues, such as
infrastructure, will soon be improved in order to further boost
bilateral economic and trade cooperation, he noted.-VNA