President Truong Tan Sang has expressed wishes that Vietnam and Brunei broaden cooperation in education and promote all-level delegation exchanges to enhance links in agriculture, energy, investment and trade.

At a reception in Hanoi on March 19 for Brunei Minister of Education cum Chairman of the Investment Agency Haji Apong, who is on a working visit to Vietnam to attend the 47 th Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Council Conference, Sang pledged to create all favourable conditions for the Brunei side to go on fact-finding trips to Vietnam cities and provinces.

Haji Apong said his visit aims to realise bilateral commitments reached during Sang’s working visit to Brunei , adding that he hopes the Vietnamese Minister of Education will pay a visit to the country to discuss a cooperation plan.

He affirmed that the outcomes of a survey during the delegation’s visit to Vietnamese cities and provinces will be submitted to relevant agencies and Brunei firms, therefore facilitating trade between the two nations.-VNA