Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh highlighted the progress in Vietnam-Japan cooperation while meeting with Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko in Hanoi on May 22.

Binh said the strides made in bilateral partnerships in trade, investment and many other spheres have brought about practical benefits to people of both Vietnam and Japan, helping to step up the two countries’ relations in a comprehensive manner.

Vietnam is integrating more deeply into regional and global economies, he said, expressing his belief in the nations’ close connectivity within bilateral and multilateral trade frameworks.

For his part, Minister Hiroshige Seko spoke highly of the potential and development prospect of Vietnam’s economy.

Japan attaches importance to enhancing multi-faceted cooperation with Vietnam and considers the Southeast Asian nation an important partner in ASEAN and Asia-Pacific, he noted.

He voiced his belief that the Japan-Vietnam ties will develop even more strongly for the sake of each country’s interests and for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.-VNA