President of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics met with the advisor of Japan’s Prime Minister
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Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Thang warmly welcome Mr. Sou Noura Kentaro to the Academy, especially just after Vietnam hosted the 2017 APEC successfully and looks forward to the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan. He emphasized that the cooperation between the two countries is progressing comprehensively, especially in economic development, infrastructure construction, human resource development, healthcare and humanitarian assistance, etc., which are important preconditions to connect the two countries in general and foster the relationship of the Academy and Japanese partners in particular.

Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Thang expressed his appreciation for Japan's concerted efforts to promote the Transpacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) to come into effect as well as Japan's concern over security, strategic adjustment for peace, cooperation and development. He also asserted that the Academy highly valued the partnership with Japan, especially for training, scientific research, delegation exchange, teaching methods and academic management... These cooperative projects had in fact brought about positive results.

At the seminar, Mr. Sou Noura Kentaro said that the Government of Japan appreciated Vietnam's role in hosting the 2017 APEC Summit successfully. He emphasized that Japan wanted to promote a strong and comprehensive cooperation with Vietnam, and will continue to support Vietnam in overcoming the consequences of the war, in training and developing human resources, building infrastructure, etc. in the future.

During the seminar, the two sides also spent a lot of time discussing the potential and opportunities for the cooperation between the Academy and Japanese partners; the prospects and measures to accelerate the implementation of the TPP Agreement and the prospect of cooperation, investment and the viewpoint of establishing a model of efficiency in cooperation between Vietnam and Japan.

                                           The two sides took photo together


News, photo: Bui Thanh & Manh Thang

Translator: Thuy Ngan/ Proofreader: Dr Vu Thanh Van