Barry O’Farrell, Premier of New South Wales in Australia, affirmed the high likelihood of financial cooperation between Australia and Vietnam.

He made the statement at a meeting with Vietnam’s Minister of Finance, Vuong Dinh Hue, in New South Wales on December 13, adding that the state and Australia are willing to cooperate with Vietnam not only in the field of finance, but also in education and tourism.

O’Farrell stressed that the two countries should maintain relations and foster the promotion of cooperation.

Earlier, Acting Governor General and New South Wales Governor, Marie Bashir, hosted a reception to welcome the Vietnamese delegation.

The delegation also visited the Department of Treasury and Finance and the Department of Business and Innovation of the State of Victoria, Swinburne University and University of New South Wales.-VNA