Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on February 27 received Swedish Minister for Justice Beatrice Ask, who is paying a working visit to Vietnam .

At the reception, Dung spoke highly of the outcomes of his guest’s talks with Public Security Minister Tran Dai Quang and appreciated her visit to Vietnam as a practical contribution to bolstering the multifaceted ties between the two countries.

Emphasising the fine development of the two sides’ relations in all fields, Dung affirmed that Vietnam will do its best together with Sweden to bring the two nations’ ties to a new height, especially in the fields of trade and investment, ODA, justice, and crime prevention.

The PM also asked Sweden to assist Vietnam in training staff and providing technical equipment for crime prevention, as well as continue creating favourable conditions for the Vietnamese community in Sweden .

Minister Ask informed the PM of the signing of a cooperation agreement on crime prevention during her talks with Minister Quang. Ask affirmed the Swedish Ministry of Justice’s pledge to cooperate with Vietnam’s Public Security Ministry along with relevant agencies to effectively implement the fields of cooperation the two sides had agreed upon.-VNA