The Vietnamese Government will facilitate Russian investors’ operations so that they can obtain successes in Vietnam, stated Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.

The Prime Minister made the statement while meeting with Russian leading entrepreneurs in Moscow on Dec. 14 during his current working visit to Russia .

The Vietnamese Government leader highlighted the active deployment of cooperation agreements between Russian groups with Vietnam in oil and gas, mining, electricity and banking, citing the establishment of the Vietnam-Russia investment fund worth 500 million USD to invest in Vietnam and the strategic partnership agreement between the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and the Russian gas group Gazprom.

He said the potential for cooperation between the two countries is still great in all field, especially in economy, trade and investment, thus promising practical benefits for both sides.

PM Dung stressed that Vietnam always attached importance to developing traditional friendship and strategic partnership with Russian for long-term benefits of the two people and for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the region and the world.

The same day, PM Dung attended a ceremony to open a subsidiary bank of the Vietnam-Russia Joint Venture Bank (VRB) in Moscow./.