Vietnamese Ambassador to France Nguyen Ngoc Son speaks in front of attendess at the meeting. (Photo: VNA)

Paris (VNA) – The Embassy of Vietnam in France held an exchange with members of the Association France – Asie in Paris on February 17 with a view to seeking a highly-dynamic cooperation for the two countries.

Ambassador Nguyen Ngoc Son briefed participants of the latest situations in Vietnam, regarding political stability, economic growth, international integration, and 12th National Party Congress resolution and future steps.

He reaffirmed the traditional friendship and cooperative ties between the two nations, which have been cemented through continuous high-level delegation visits and trade exchanges.

Vietnam and France established their strategic partnership during the official visit of Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to France in September 2013.

Talking with the Vietnam News Agency correspondents, representatives of participating French firms said they found the investment climate in Vietnam increasingly attractive.

Jean-Marie Cambaceres, President of the Association, who initiated the event, said that the meeting aims to make the France-Vietnam relations more active.

He added that French enterprises hold high hopes on the French President’s upcoming visit to Vietnam.

Early preparations should be made for feasible projects in the fields of France’s strength like energy, national defence and environment to fully tap the opportunities to be stemmed from the visit, he noted.

President of the Crossance Peace, Ludovic Emanuely said Vietnam’s restructuring process and new underway policies have facilitated the development of the cooperation between the two nations’ enterprises.

He suggested that Vietnam and France work to increase bilateral trade and invest in a third country.-VNA