Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (centre), Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vu Tien Loc (fifth, left), and women entrepreneurs pose for a photo at the meeting on March 2 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received representatives of the Vietnam Association for Women Entrepreneurs in Hanoi on March 2.

At the meeting ahead of International Women’s Day (March 8), participants expressed their satisfaction of the country’s economic development in recent years, noting that under the Government’s leadership, Vietnam’s stature has been promoted in the international arena.

The reduction of 50 percent of business-related administrative procedures has facilitated the development of enterprises, many of which run by women entrepreneurs have spread their reach to the region and the world, they said.

PM Phuc spoke highly of the role of and major contributions to national development by women, including entrepreneurs.

Aside from fulfilling the role in their families, they have also won big successes in their careers and done much for the society, he said, attributing those achievements to their boldness and steadfast efforts to weather all difficulties to move forwards.

The Government leader wished women entrepreneurs health, happiness, activeness and creativeness to further contribute to national development.-VNA