The Vietnamese Embassy in Bulgaria recently held an annual meeting with Bulgarian businesses to promote investment opportunities in Vietnam .

The meeting attracted the attention of almost 140 Bulgarian businesses interested or intending to conduct investment and business in Vietnam .

Speaking at the meeting, Ambassador Tran Van Thinh reported to the delegates on Vietnam ’s social and economic situation, and talked about the country’s socioeconomic development strategies in the period of 2011-2020 as well as cooperative investment results between Vietnam and Bulgaria .

He affirmed the important role of businesses in strengthening bilateral relations between the two nations in the context of the economies gradually recovering from the global financial crisis.

The embassy’s officials introduced the businesses to foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam , the country’s investment laws and incentives for foreign partners, as well as tourism potential and opportunities for cooperation in the sector between Vietnam and Bulgaria in the future.

Representatives from Bulgarian enterprises praised the achievements of Vietnam , saying that this was the time to promote traditional friendship relations by cooperating in trade, education and commerce.

The participants appreciated the purpose and meaning of the meeting and vowed to work closely with the Embassy to maintain and further enhance economic cooperation between the two countries./.