DPM, FM Pham Binh Minh and Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif signed an agreement on visa exemption for holders of official passports

VGP - Deputy PM, FM Pham Binh Minh and Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday signed an agreement on visa exemption for holders of official passports on the occasion of President Hassan Rouhani's State visit to Viet Nam from October 5-7.

The two countries also inked a Memorandum of Understanding on information and communication cooperation.

Speaking at the joint press briefing with State President Tran Dai Quang following their talks, President Hassan Rouhani said Vietnamese people were known as brave and steadfast people in fighting foreign invaders for national independence and are now diligent and peace lovers.

Leaders of the two countries have agreed to further boost the bilateral ties in all fields as potentials for cooperation remain vast, especially in trade and investment domains, he said.

President Hassan Rouhani affirmed that Iran stands ready to create more favorable conditions for Vietnamese oil and gas companies to seek investment opportunities in his country.

The Iranian President also said his country is willing to cooperate with Viet Nam in high-tech, new tech, construction material, thermoelectricity and agriculture fields./.

Source: ONLINE NEWSPAPER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM