Vietnam, Belarus eye reinforced economic cooperation hinh anh 1Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Dinh La Thang (R) and Belarusian Ambassador to Vietnam Vladimir A. Goshin (Source:
Hanoi (VNA) – Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Dinh La Thang suggested stronger economic cooperation between Vietnam and Belarus in the context that the free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) took effect on October 5.

In a reception for Belarusian newly-appointed Ambassador to Vietnam Vladimir A. Goshin in the city on October 6, the host said the two countries need to push more efforts to step up bilateral economic link in the future.

He affirmed the municipal authorities will facilitate Belarusian investors' operations in HCM City, contributing to bringing practical benefits to both sides.

While speaking highly of affiliation between Belarus and the Saigon Transportation Mechanical Corporation (SAMCO) in bus manufacturing, he expressed his hope that Ambassador Goshin will work to assist Belarusian firms in expanding their investment and business in the southern city.

In a meeting with Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong in the same day, the ambassador appreciated investment climate in HCM City. He said the hopes for greater cooperation between Belarus and HCM City, especially in the fields of his country's strength likely auto manufacturing, infrastructure construction.-VNA