Senator Alberto Anaya Guiterrez, General Secretary of the Workers’ Labour of Mexico (PT), has proposed that Mexico and Vietnam consider the possibility of negotiations of a free trade agreement (FTA).

Senator Alberto Anaya Guiterrez made the proposal at a meeting with Deputy Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan during her working visit to Mexico on Dec. 1-2.

The document will help tighten the two countries’ relations amidst the global integration at high level, the Senator said.

He reviewed milestones in the relations between the PT and the Communist Party of Vietnam and stressed the success of cooperation projects in acupuncture, rice growing in Mexico and a plan on drought-resistant crop cultivation in central Vietnam .

Sinaloa, Guerrero and Baja California Sur states are interested in and want to learn experience in aquaculture in Vietnam , he said.

The PT General Secretary discussed international issues, including disputes on the East Sea , with the Vietnamese NA Vice Chairwoman, who is also Secretary of the Communist Party Central Committee, and reaffirmed the PT’s consistent support to Vietnam ’s stance.

In her reply, Ngan affirmed the Vietnamese Party and State’s external policy of independence, self-reliance. She briefed her host on external activities of the Communist Party of Vietnam and national construction and development.

She shared her host’s view on fostering and expanding cooperative ties between the two parties in the coming time./.