Before leaving Tokyo, President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse had a warm farewell meeting with the Emperor and Empress.(Photo: VNA)

Tokyo (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang, his spouse and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation concluded a five-day State visit to Japan on June 2.

Before leaving Tokyo, the State leader and his spouse had a warm farewell meeting with the Emperor and Empress.

The President also had a meeting with the Vietnamese Embassy’s staff and the Vietnamese nationals in the East Asian country, during which he hailed the contributions made by the Vietnamese expatriates to deepening the Vietnam-Japan cooperative ties.

He spoke highly of the Vietnamese representative organisations’ efforts to overcome challenges to fulfill their tasks entrusted by the Party and State.
 
He briefed the Vietnamese nationals about the homeland’s socio-economic situation and its robust economic growth as well as stable security and defence.

Regarding the relations with Japan, President Quang said that the country is a leading strategic partner of Vietnam in various fields. Thus, the Party and State’s consistent policy is to develop the extensive strategic ties with Japan.

After 45 years of diplomatic establishment, both nations have enjoyed fruitful relations with regular high-ranking and people-to people exchanges, increasingly political trust, and deepened collaboration in economy, trade, investment, education, tourism and defence.

President Quang said his State visit to Japan was a success.

During his stay, he met with the Emperor, held talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and had meetings with political and economic leaders of Japan. He delivered speech at a trade promotion conference which drew the participation of 600 enterprises from both sides. Also, he attended a ceremony to mark 45th anniversary of the bilateral relations.

He asked the Vietnamese Embassy and other representative organisations to further efforts to carry out agreements inked between the two leaders, attract ODA and FDI capital, accelerate transfer of technology as well as foster collaboration in the fields with potential.

The embassy should carry out sound citizen protection measures and the Vietnamese people community must comply with regulations in the host country, he said.

The State leader also expressed his hope that the Vietnamese nationals will work to contribute more to the Vietnam-Japan relations.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong affirmed that the embassy always does it utmost to foster the extensive strategic ties between the two countries. -VNA