Czech Republic’s Minister of Industry and Trade Jan Mladek promised to realise signed agreements with Vietnam while meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai in Hanoi on May 13.

Mladek told Hai that his visiting delegation includes 25 business representatives who wish to explore the market and seek Vietnamese partners.

To carry bilateral ties forward, he suggested facilitating visits by senior officials and resuming cooperation on the education and tourism fronts.

Deputy PM Hai said he is satisfied that the Vietnam – Czech Intergovernmental Committee has agreed to foster bilateral coordination in mining, mechanical engineering and clean energy and water at its recent meeting in the Vietnamese capital.

He expressed hope that the committee will make it easier to boost two-way trade.

The host thanked the Czech Government for its provision of official development assistance for Vietnam and its recognition of the Vietnamese community in the Czech Republic as an official minority group.-VNA