The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Vietnam Business Association (VBA) in Russia signed the minutes of cooperation in Russia on Apr. 22.

Under the minutes, the two sides will exchange information about investment environments in Vietnam and Russia , give advices to implement economic, commercial and investment cooperative projects, and support enterprises in doing business in the two countries.

Attending the signing ceremony were Chairman of Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association Dao Trong Thi, Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia Pham Xuan Son, the VBA executive board and a VUFO delegation, which is on a working visit to Russia .

VBA President Tran Dang Chung expressed expectations that VBA members will do their utmost to contribute to the people-to-people activities and the promotion of Vietnam ’s images in Russia .

He said he hopes to take advantage of the support of Vietnamese agencies and branches in building a long-term legal framework for the Vietnamese community in Russia .

Within the framework of the visit, the VUFO delegation offered flowers at Ho Chi Minh Statue and paid tribute to V.I.Lenin mausoleum at the Red Square, in the Russian capital of Moscow on the occasion of his 142nd birth anniversary.-VNA