Vietnam a trusted destination for foreign investors: Ambassador

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Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam speaks at the event. (Photo: VOV)
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NDO – Vietnam is currently one of the most rapidly growing economies in Southeast Asia and a trusted destination for foreign investors, Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam said during the Asia-Africa 20 event in Tokyo, Japan, on April 25.

The conference, jointly held by the Vietnamese Embassy and Kyodo PR, featured the participation of representatives from embassies of ten ASEAN countries and 20 African nations in Japan, a number of Japanese ministries and sectors, and more than 50 Japanese businesses.

In his remarks, Ambassador Vu Hong Nam reviewed Vietnam’s outstanding achievements since 1975. Mentioning Vietnam-Japan relations, he hailed Japan as Vietnam’s important partner in the fields of economy, trade and investment, with significant contributions to socio-economic development in the Southeast Asian country.

At the event, delegates were introduced to Vietnam’s business climate and investment policies, the Vietnam-Japan ties, Japan’s policies to cope with population aging, Japan’s satellite research operations, and cooperation between Vietnam and Japan in developing the Micro Dragon satellite.

On the sidelines of the conference, Ahmed Araita Ali, Djibouti Ambassador to Japan cum Vietnam, said that the event offered a good chance for him to gain better insight into Vietnam’s recent economic achievements.

Hailing the good relations between Vietnam and Djibouti, the diplomat expressed his wish to continue consolidating ties between the two countries while in his position.

He suggested that Vietnam and Djibouti enhance exchange activities, especially between private enterprises, hoping to welcome Vietnamese firms to the international fair hosted in Djibouti every December.