Vietnam and Sudan agreed to push bilateral cooperation in various fields such as agriculture-seafood, education-training, and culture during the first session of their joint committee held in Khartoum from April 14-16.

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam and State Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation Abdalla Gaafar Ahmed Omer co-chaired the event, during which they were unanimous to work together towards the signing of new cooperation agreements in foreign affairs, marine transport, and investment.

The Sudanese official said his country has recognised Vietnam’s market economy status, and hopes to learn experience from Vietnam in politics, economics, and social affairs.

Deputy Minister Tam confirmed that Vietnam always treasures the comprehensive cooperation with African countries, including Sudan. He suggested both sides further enhance such relations in the fields of their strength.

On the occasion, the pair signed a Memorandum of Understanding on agriculture cooperation.-VNA