Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang on September 10 sent a message of congratulations to Arifur Rehman Alvi on his election as President of Pakistan.

Vietnam and Pakistan have worked to set out initiatives and practical, flexible measures to reach the target of 1 billion USD in bilateral trade by 2020.

The two countries also agreed to increase the exchange of business delegations to optimise investment and business opportunities.

Pakistan is the biggest importer of Vietnamese tea. The export value earned from this market accounted for 32.1 percent of Vietnam’s tea exports, or 29.9 million USD, in the first half of this year. –VNA