They agreed The two They Beginning Yesterday, The same Deputy PM The
bilateral relations to a new level, building on close to 40 years of
between Vietnamese Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Sinh Hung and his
Swedish counterpart, Maud Olofsson, in
on Monday, both sides agreed that long-term bilateral relations were a valuable
treasure shared between the two countries.
to further co-operate in the fields of science and technology as well as
education and training, and to create favourable conditions for entrepreneurs
to develop economic and trade ties, especially Swedish businesses investing in
Deputy PMs also agreed to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the two countries’
diplomatic ties in 2009.
witnessed the signing of one agreement on scientific and technological
co-operation from 2008-2011 and another on the repatriation of citizens.
his visit to
Sunday, Deputy PM Hung had a working session with Swedish Minister for
International Development Co-operation Gunilla Carlsson, and visited major
business groups including Ikea, Comvik and Ericsson, all of which have large investment
whose operations they hope to expand.
Deputy PM Hung had a meeting with leading Swedish economic groups at the
Stockholm World Trade Centre and then attended a business forum with hundreds
of businesses from
day, he met with the First Deputy Speaker of the Swedish Parliament and several
Hung also attended a performance by Vietnamese artists participating in the
“Vietnamese Day in North Europe” programme at the Rikskonserter
Vietnamese Deputy PM and his entourage will leave
today, concluding their trip of the three European countries of
that began on June 9.