National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has told German businesses
that Vietnam is improving its investment environment to create all
favourable conditions for them to undertake long-term and effective
operations in the country, especially in the fields Germany holds
technological advantages such as equipment manufacturing, industry,
health, energy and chemicals.
The Vietnamese leader
made the remarks at a meeting with leaders of several big German groups
when he arrived in Frankfurt city on March 12, beginning his
official visit to the country at the invitation of President of the
German Bundestag (Parliament) Norbert Lammert.
Chairman Hung said that the Vietnam-Germany strategic partnership has
been developing strongly and gaining achievements in all fields.
Germany is now Vietnam’s biggest trading partner in the European
Union, with bilateral trade hitting nearly 6 billion USD in 2012.
He highly valued the role and presence of Germany’s leading
businesses in Vietnam, and asked their leaders to boost investment
promotion and cooperation with the Vietnamese side.
The same day, the NA leader and his entourage visited the Vietnamese
Consulate General and met with representatives of the Vietnamese
community in Frankfurt .
Reporting on Vietnam’s
political and socio-economic situation, and the tasks to reform the NA’s
operations, Hung affirmed that the Party and State’s policies on
national solidarity always creates favourable conditions for overseas
Vietnamese to enjoy a stable life abroad, and help the community
maintain and promote national cultural characteristics.
He stressed the importance of collecting people’s opinions on the
draft amendments to the 1992 Constitution and the amended Land Law
draft. He asked Vietnam ’s diplomatic missions and Vietnamese people in
Frankfurt and Germany to actively express their opinions to
contribute to the establishment of a Constitution that meets people’s