Vietnam’s new Ambassador to Cuba Duong Minh has sought the host Government’s continued support for the two sides’ businesses expanding partnership in agriculture, energy, telecommunication, bio-technology and pharmaceuticals.

While the friendship is growing, economic and trade relations between the two countries remain under par, Minh said at a reception following his presentation of credentials to Vice President of the Cuban State Council Salvador Valdes Mesa in Havana on November 14.

He highly valued the achievements the host country has reaped during the course of updating its economic model while voicing his belief in more accomplishments to be made in the coming time.

The diplomat pledged to spare no effort to reinforce the two countries’ comprehensive cooperation.

At the meeting, the host leader kept Minh updated with the progress of the economic model update and reiterated his hope for both countries to continue linkages in the fields of their strength.

He said he hopes that the Vietnamese diplomat will make practical contribution to the special friendship between Vietnam and Cuba .

On this occasion, Ambassador Duong Minh laid wreaths at the memorials of Cuban hero Jose Marti and President Ho Chi Minh in Havana. -VNA