President Truong Tan Sang on November 11 received representatives from the Asian Federation of Advertising Association (AFAA), who are in Vietnam for the 2013 Asian Advertising Congress (AdAsia).

Appreciating the presence of the AFAA representatives at the congress, President Sang said he believes the participants will play an important role in promoting economic connectivity between nations and help the region spur its economic growth.

He further said that Vietnam will use this occasion to learn from foreign experience in promoting the country’s images and increasing bilateral cooperation and exchanges.

The Vietnamese leader noted that despite global economic difficulties, there are spotlights in the fields of industry, trade and investment in the region, stressing that Vietnam is willing to create favourable conditions for investors to do business in the country.

Briefing the host on the main activities of AdAsia , which will take place from November 11-14 in Vietnam, the AFAA members pledged to do their utmost to make the congress a success and help strengthen cooperation and boost economic growth between Asian nations.-VNA