PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) and Professor Fredmund Malik (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi, (VNA) – Vietnam is focusing on completing economic reforms and building a consistent, synchronous and modern administrative regime to enhance governance efficiency, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

 

The PM made the statement during a reception for the Head of Switzerland’s Malik Research Institute, Professor Fredmund Malik, whilst in Davos to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum on January 18 (Swiss time).

PM Phuc applauded the institute for its active cooperation with Vietnamese bodies and localities.

He called on the Malik Institute to continue effectively working on agreements signed with Vietnam, share experience and knowledge and help improve management capabilities and skills for Vietnamese officials.

For his part, Professor Malik detailed the institute’s cooperation activities in Vietnam, expressing his wish for accelerated implementation of cooperation programmes and projects with Vietnam’s ministries, sectors and research institutes.

The Malik Research Institute, founded by Professor Fredmund Malik in 1984, is one of the world’s leading organisations for holistic general management, leadership and governance solutions.

In Vietnam, the institute is implementing joint projects with the Ho Chi Minh National Administrative Institute and Hai Phong City on applying the systems thinking-based management model to urban development.

Also the same day, PM Phuc made a visit to the renowned chocolate manufacturer Lindt in Switzerland.-VNA