PM receives Special Adiver to Japanese PM

VGP - Viet Nam is improving its business climate to attract foreign investors, including those from Japan, said PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc. at his reception for Sonoura Kentaro, Special Advisor to the PM of Japan, in Ha Noi on Monday.

He said Viet Nam considers the success of Japanese enterprises in the country as its own.

Highlighting the Viet Nam � Japan strategic partnership based on mutual trust, the Vietnamese Government chief hailed smooth cooperation between the two countries' state agencies and sectors in implementing agreements sealed by their high-ranking leaders.

PM Phuc expected to boost the ties to new heights for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the Asia-Pacific.

He also lauded Japan's efforts in promoting the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, which is now renamed as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

For his part, Sonoura Kentaro congratulated Vie Nam on successfully hosting the APEC Year 2017 and conveyed Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's thank-you message for the warm welcome he received while in Viet Nam for the 2017 APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting.

The special adviser emphasized 2017 as a historic year in Viet Nam � Japan ties, with a series of visits by both sides' high-ranking leaders taking place.

Japan wants to stimulate friendship and collaboration with Viet Nam in all fields, he said.

Source: Online Newspaper of the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam