Viet Nam and Malaysia will further tighten their multifaceted cooperation, particularly in the fields of education and training, hi-tech and labour.
This was agreed on by Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem and Malaysian Foreign Minister Hamid Albar at their meeting in Kuala Lumpur on July 24.
They expressed satisfaction over the fine development of bilateral relations and agreed that the two sides should further people-to-people relations in order to broaden the mutual understanding and friendship between the two nations.
The two ministers discussed measures to boost economic and commercial cooperation. Malaysian FM also said he will stimulate Malaysian investment in Viet Nam.
The two officials agreed to do their utmost to strengthen solidarity and cooperation among the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). They also exchanged views on international and regional issues of common concern.
On behalf of the Vietnamese Government, Deputy PM Khiem expressed thanks to Malaysia for supporting Viet Nam's bid to World Trade Organisation accession.
Their meeting took place on the threshold of the 39th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting, the Post Ministerial Conferences and the 13th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) hosted by Malaysia from July 24-28.
Vietnam Agency - (25/07/2006)