Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Pham Xuan Son pays a visit to Irkutsk from Sept. 11-15 to study business climate in Russian province.

At a meeting with Irkutsk province’s Vice Chairman Sergey Anikeev, Ambassador Son briefed his host on Vietnam ’s political and economic situations as well as the development in the Vietnam-Russia relations.

He conveyed the Vietnamese people’s gratitude for Russia ’s strong support and asked local authorities to create more favourable conditions for the Vietnamese community in the province.

For his part, X.Anikeev informed the Vietnamese delegation on the province’s potentials and strengths, saying he hopes that the two sides will boost the economic and trade cooperation to a new height.

The Vietnamese delegation also held talks with Vice Chairman of the Russian Federation Council Magomed Umakhanov and made fact-finding tours of a university and an aircraft manufacturing factory in Irkutsk province.

On the occasion, the ambassador met with the Vietnamese community in Irkutsk province and presented certificates of merit to outstanding Vietnamese students here. /.