Vietnam remains Jiangsu’s top ASEAN partner

The Governor of China’s Jiangsu province, Luo Zhijun, underlined Vietnam’s high position in the province's economy while welcoming Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the province on April 27.
The Governor of China’s Jiangsu province, Luo Zhijun, underlined Vietnam’s high position in the province's economy while welcoming Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung to the province on April 27.

He described it as a significant milestone in bilateral relations.

Vietnam is Jiangsu’s leading partner from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which has encouraged the eastern Chinese province to look for a more comprehensive relationship with the country, said Luo.

He cited infrastructure, mechanical engineering, electronic appliances, petro-chemistry, human resources development and tourism as the strengths that both countries should tap into for their mutual interest.

His views were backed by the Vietnamese leader, who reiterated Vietnam ’s high regard for its relationship with Jiangsu and pledged to do his best to take bilateral relations to a new height.

Dung and Luo expressed their satisfaction at the relationship between Vietnam and China as well as between their ministries and administrations.

They discussed measures to develop cooperation in many fields, especially in economy, trade, investment, education and tourism.

Dung praised the signing of cooperation accords at the Vietnamese-Chinese economic forum in Jiangsu , describing them as practical measures to develop bilateral relations./.

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