President Truong Tan Sang in Hanoi on July 27 hosted a reception for IMF Resident Representative for Vietnam and Laos Sanjay Kalra, who is going to finish his tenure of working in Vietnam.

Appreciating the financial and consultative assistance to Vietnam from Kalra and the IMF, the State President said Vietnam welcomes further support and always listens to the fund’s frank recommendations to avoid restructuring mistakes made previously in other countries.

Kalra expressed his delight that IMF support has contributed to policymaking progress in Vietnam.

Vietnam has demonstrated its stability while facing challenges from the economic restructuring process, he said.

He said he believes in the country’s enhanced role in the region moving forward./.