PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets overseas Vietnamese in Romania

Economy, Vietnam, Vietnam Finance News

Monday, April 15, 2019 – 9:34:00 Print

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (left) meets with overseas Vietnamese in Romania (Photo: VNA)

Bucharest,  (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his entourage had
a meeting with representatives from the Vietnamese community in Romania and the staff of the Vietnamese Embassy
in Bucharest on
April 14 as part of his official visit to the European country.


The overseas Vietnamese present at
the meeting expressed their joy at the recent socio-economic development in the home country, and proposed that the Vietnamese
Government bolster cultural exchanges with Romania, and crated favourable
conditions in terms of legal framework for economic and cultural cooperation
between the two countries.

They reported that the Vietnamese
community in Romania
numbers about 500, and the community show strong solidarity and mutual support
in their daily life and integration into the host society.

PM Phuc affirmed that overseas
Vietnamese, including those in Romania,
are an integral part and an important resource of Vietnam. He informed that the
Vietnamese Government has implemented many programmes to help the OVs preserve
their cultural characteristics including the mother tongue, and called on the
community to continue support their homeland in national construction and

The PM said he plans to hold talks
with his Romanian counterpart and meet with several Romanian leaders, during
which he will ask Romania,
in the capacity as the rotary chair of the EU in the first six months of 2019,
to advocate the early signing of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EV FTA).

PM Phuc is making
an official visit to Romania
at the invitation of Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila.-VNA


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