APEC 2017: PM receives WEF Managing Director hinh anh 1Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) receives World Economic Forum (WEF) Managing Director Philipp Rosler (Photo: VNA)

Da Nang (VNA) –
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received World Economic Forum (WEF) Managing Director Philipp Rösler on the sidelines of the Vietnam Business Summit held in Da Nang city on November 7, saying that the Government has approved a cooperation plan with the organisation on future-proofing economy in Vietnam.

The Government has entrusted ministries and relevant departments to coordinate with the WEF to implement specific cooperative fields, he added.

PM Phuc welcomes the WEF to work with Vietnam in organising workshops on improving national competitiveness and developing infrastructure in this November.

Rosler congratulated Vietnam on the successful organisation of the Vietnam Business Summit and expressed his impression on the country’s socio-economic accomplishments.

The WEF will enhance coordination with Vietnam to implement joint programmes, including the organisation of the WEF-ASEAN meeting in Vietnam in 2018, he added.

Regarding this matter, the PM asked the WEF to work with Vietnam to select a suitable theme and contents, meeting the interest and common benefits of the business community in ASEAN countries and highlighting the role of Vietnam in the bloc.

He hoped the WEF will help Vietnam introduce her image at the WEF meeting in Switzerland next year, and promote the outcomes of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week 2017 and the WEF-ASEAN meeting 2018 in Vietnam.-VNA