Prime Minister greets Duke of York in Singapore hinh anh 1Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (R) and Prince Andrew - the Duke of York (Photo: VNA)

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung received Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, on the margin of the 50-year celebration of Singapore’s Independence Day, in Singapore on August 9.

The two sides agreed that the strategic partnership between Vietnam and the UK is developing positively and comprehensively in various fields, especially economics, trade, investment, education and training.

They expressed their belief that Vietnam and the UK will expand and deepen the bilateral collaboration in the aforesaid fields in the years to come.

Prince Andrew said he has a special sentiment to Vietnam and its people. He hailed the country’s rapid and dynamic development as well as education cooperation with the UK.

He said he hopes the UK University project in the central city of Da Nang will be pushed ahead in the coming time, adding that he is willing to support Vietnamese businesses to connect with the globe via electronics and informatics systems.

He revealed to visit Vietnam later this year.

The same day, the Prime Minister received leaders of Sebrina Holdings Ltd.-VNA