Danish Supports Vietnam in National Development

Danish’s government would continue to support Vietnam in its national development on the basis of the Denmark-Vietnam Cooperation Development Strategy for the year 2006 until the year 2010, which Denmark’s aid projects and programmes for Vietnam would give priority to trade, investment, agriculture, fisheries, environment and administrative reform, with special attention placed on socio-economic development and poverty reduction for remote areas, The Danish Deputy PM Bendt Bendtsen made this statement during his talks with The Vietnamese permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung in Ha Noi, reported on 8 August, 2007.
During the talks, the two sides said they were pleased with the development of the two countries’ relations over the past 35 years in various fields including politics, economy, commerce, investment and culture. The two Deputy PMs expressed their determination to promote and expand stable and sustainable cooperation.
The Vietnamese permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung stressed the directions and practical measures would be needed to promote and expand cooperation between the two countries in a number of areas, particularly economic, commercial and investment cooperation to increase the value of trade and Denmark’s total direct investment in Viet Nam to more than 1 billion USD.
The Danish Deputy PM Bendt Bendtsen affirmed that Viet Nam was an important partner for Denmark in Asia, adding that Denmark supported Viet Nam’s bid to become a WTO member and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in the 2008-2009 term.
Danish businesses sector appreciated the investment opportunities and environment provided by in Viet Nam and said that they would consider to investing in Viet Nam’s infrastructure construction, sea ports, cement, construction materials, food processing and soft drinks production.

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