PM receives WEF, AIIB, Cisco leaders

Friday, 2017-05-12 04:57:22
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) and WEF Managing Director Philipp Roesler (Source: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received senior representatives of the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and Cisco of the US in Phnom Penh on May 11.

Welcoming WEF Managing Director Philipp Roesler, PM Phuc hailed the WEF for choosing Vietnam for the WEF-ASEAN 2018 and proposed working closely at the event.

The PM and the WEF official agreed to increase coordination in the WEF’s activities and promote cooperation agreements signed at the WEF Davos in January 2017.

At a reception for AIIB President Jin Liqun, the PM applauded the bank’s contributions to promoting regional economic connectivity via infrastructure development assistance. He said he wishes AIIB to boost collaboration with Vietnam in studying and proposing cooperation projects for mutual benefit.

Receiving Global Director of Cisco Goh Seow Hiong, PM Phuc highlighted the US group’s effective operation in Vietnam, suggesting its continued investment in information technology infrastructure, smart city and vocational training.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for the World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF-ASEAN).