LDP official: Vietnam’s development important to Japan

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh hosted a reception in Hanoi on Friday for Chairman of the Policy Research Council of the Japanese Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Fumio Kishida, who said Vietnam's development is important to his country and regional connectivity.

The Deputy PM appreciated Japan's support for socio-economic development and competitiveness improvement of Vietnam through official development assistance (ODA) and fruitful investment projects. Mr. Minh and the Japanese delegation also exchanged in-depth opinions about Japanese ODA-funded projects in Vietnam. The host affirmed the Vietnamese Government's consistent policy of effectively and reasonably using ODA capital.

Mr. Kishida spoke highly of Vietnam's economic development achievements, noting that Japan is ready to continue supporting Vietnam to boost socio-economic development, including building high-quality infrastructure, training manpower, and increasing Japanese investments in the Southeast Asian nation.

Source: VOV5