Vietnam attaches much importance to boosting multifaceted co-operation with Mozambique , a country it considers its important partner in Africa.

President Truong Tan Sang made the statement on March 13 while receiving Mozambican Ambassador Antonio Incacio Junior who was ending his working term in Vietnam .

The President expressed his thanks to Mozambique for its support at multilateral forums and praised the ambassador's contributions to heightening relations in the past years.

He suggested that Mozambique create favourable conditions for Vietnamese enterprises to invest in the fields of telecommunications and agriculture to increase two-way trade to 1 billion USD.

Ambassador Inacio Junior expressed his thanks to Vietnam for its support during his working term.

He also informed the President about the progress of projects with Viettel Group and the Vietnam Rubber Group, affirming that Mozambique will always facilitate Vietnamese enterprises.

He considered the establishment of a Mozambican embassy in Vietnam as an important step in developing relations and expressed his hope that Vietnam will become the bridge to connect Mozambique with the Southeast Asian market.

On this occasion, Sang invited his Mozambican counterpart to visit Vietnam at his earliest convenience.-VNA