Chairman of the Algeria-Vietnam Friendship Association (AVFA) Tayeb Cherfaoui and Vietnamese Ambassador to Algeria Vu The Hiep have agreed on a series of practical measures to further boost the friendship activities between the two countries in the time ahead.

During his meeting with AVFA leaders in Algiers on November 27, Ambassador Hiep thanked the association for its active support of the two countries’ traditional friendship, which he said is a “praiseworthy” factor towards consolidating and expanding bilateral cooperation for mutual benefit.

AFVA Chairman Tayeb Cherfaoui said the association has been working closely with the embassy to find the best cooperation mechanism.

Both sides discussed specific and immediate measures to establish and foster the relationship between AFVA and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO).

Ambassador Hiep stressed the need to maintain, reinforce and enhance the exchanges and coordination between the two sides.

He asked AFVA to aim for the expansion of economic cooperation between Vietnam and Algeria and pledged to release more detailed proposals in this field.-VNA