Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (Source: VNA)
Davos (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that Vietnam always welcomes international media to the country to cover its development and global integration.

Meeting the foreign media on the sidelines of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017 in Davos, Switzerland on January 18 (local time), the PM spoke on the Vietnamese government’s determination to build a transparent and constructive cabinet in service of the people and businesses. 

Asked about Vietnam’s policies on investment attraction and ties with important partners, Phuc said Vietnam boasts a vibrant economy with an annual growth of 6 percent-plus over the past nearly three decades. The country is considered an attractive destination for foreign investors, having attracted total committed capital of more than 300 billion USD in over 22,000 foreign-invested projects.

The PM reiterated that Vietnam always endeavours to develop an open and transparent business environment, making it easier for foreign enterprises to do business in the country, adding that Vietnam attaches importance to social welfare in tandem with economic growth, social progress and justice and environment protection.

He also highlighted Vietnam’s advantages including a 55-million workforce and 60 percent of the population aged below 35.

On the occasion, he invited the international media to cover activities of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Year hosted by Vietnam this year in Vietnam, contributing to popularising Vietnam and its people to the world.-VNA