Vietnam and UK harness potential for cooperation | Politics


The head of the Economic Commission of the Party Central Committee, Tran Tuan Anh, receives in Hanoi on June 23 Minister of State for Trade Policy at the Department of International Trade from the United Kingdom Greg Hands. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The head of the Economic Commission of the Party Central Committee, Tran Tuan Anh, hailed the growing strategic partnership between Vietnam and the United Kingdom in various fields during a reception in Hanoi on June 23 for the Minister of State UK Department for International Trade Trade Policy Officer Greg Mains.

Anh said the celebrations of the 10th anniversary of the bilateral strategic partnership, the issuance of a joint statement on directions for development over the next decade and the signing of a bilateral free trade agreement last year have provided an important basis for the two countries to exploit the potential of cooperation, especially in the economy, trade and investment.

Thanking the UK for its support Vietnam In response to climate change, Anh asserted that the Vietnamese Party and State always strive and make the utmost commitment in this regard.

He also affirmed the position of the Vietnamese Party and the state to give the highest priority to the development of renewable energy, by scaling up clean energy projects, with a view to gradually reducing the development of coal-fired power plants at scale. national.

The host suggested that the UK continue to help Vietnam on the ground and move to low carbon economy.

Commending the UK for being one of the top countries in Europe and the world in terms of COVID-19 vaccination, Anh proposed the UK The government creates more favorable conditions for the supply of vaccines and facilitates the transfer of vaccine production technology to Vietnam, as well as waiving copyright requirements for the country.

Hands, for his part, praised Vietnam’s leading role in responding to climate change in ASEAN and its achievements in developing renewable energy.

He suggested that Vietnam pool more resources to maximize the potential of renewable energy, and thanked the country for supporting the UK’s negotiations on joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ( CPTPP) ./.



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