Prime Minister: Vietnam - Singapore to promote economic connectivity to new level
|On February 10, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Lawrence Wong. (Photo: WVR/ Dương Giang)|
The Vietnamese Prime Minister congratulated Deputy Prime Minister Wong on becoming the leader of the People's Action Party (PAP) fourth-generation (4G) team, expressing a hope that Wong will always support and promote Vietnam-Singapore cooperation in various fields, from politics, security – defence to economy, trade, investment, and people-to-people exchange.
He suggested the two sides boost all-level visits to implement high-level agreements, continue to promote economic connectivity to a new level, share experience in digital transformation, enhance cooperation in green transition and green energy, and prioritise cooperation in human resource training, science and technology, and innovation.
For his part, Deputy Prime Minister Wong affirmed that Vietnam is an important partner of Singapore, stressing that important cooperation agreements reached between the two sides during Prime Minister Chinh's visit will create a motivation to further expand cooperation in key areas such as digital economy, digital transformation and energy transformation.
Wong, said on the basis of the traditional relationship and high trust, as the leader of the PAP 4G team, he will do his utmost to contribute to the strategic partnership between the two countries.
He wished the two countries will strengthen people-to-people exchange, and tourism and cultural cooperation.
The two leaders agreed that the two sides should discuss and strengthen the cooperation mechanism between their governments to review and propose specific measures to more effectively implement agreements reached.