Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has affirmed that the Vietnamese Government will actively implement agreements reached during Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan’s visit to further develop the two countries’ relations.

At a meeting with President Sargsyan in Hanoi on June 8, PM Dung proposed the two sides continue to complete legal foundations for bilateral cooperation to facilitate two-way trade, increase the exchange of delegations at all levels and organise trade promotion activities.

He also suggested that both sides soon set up bilateral cooperation mechanisms to effectively implement cooperation in economics, trade, science-technology, education and training, and tourism.

PM Dung said he hopes the two countries will closely cooperate and assist each other at international forums, particularly the UN.

For his part, President Sargsyan affirmed that Armenia wants to further boost economic, trade and investment cooperation with Vietnam , calling for the early establishment of the Inter Government Committee and promoting information exchange between the two countries’ businesses.

He also said Armenia is willing to receive Vietnamese students to study in the country.

The Armenian President was also received by National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung in Hanoi the same day. He proposed establishing a Vietnam-Armenia Friendship Parliamentary Group to help promote the ties between the two countries’ legislatures.-VNA