New Vietnamese Ambassador meets President; discusses boosting relations

New Vietnamese Ambassador meets President; discusses boosting relations

New Vietnamese Ambassador meets President; discusses boosting relations

Written by Zulfick Farzan

30 Mar, 2021 | 5:25 pm

Colombo (News 1st); The newly appointed Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to Sri Lanka Ho Thi Thanh Truc presented her credentials to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Tuesday morning (30).

President Rajapaksa and the new Vietnamese Ambassador thereafter exchanged views on the current status of bilateral relations and the development of future cooperation between the two countries.

The Ambassador thanked Sri Lanka for its support during the troubled times in her country and added she would do everything in her power to further strengthen cooperation and friendship between the two countries during her tenure.

Appreciating the long-standing friendship between Vietnam and Sri Lanka, the President briefed the Ambassador on the social and economic vision of his government.

The President invited Vietnam to explore and take advantage of the investment opportunities in the Sri Lankan economy, pointing out that trade and tourism industries between the two countries could be further developed.

The Vietnamese Ambassador assured she would give top priority to encourage Vietnamese entrepreneurs to invest in Sri Lanka and to develop trade and tourism sectors.

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