President of Swiss Council of States wraps up Vietnam visit

President of Council of States of Switzerland Ivo Bischofberger left Hanoi on Friday, concluding his four-day official visit to Vietnam.

During his stay, Ivo Bischofberger held talks with NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and paid a courtesy visit to President Tran Dai Quang. He also had working sessions with representatives from Vietnam's Ministries of Industry and Trade, and Education.

The two sides agreed on a closer link in education and training, especially vocational training with connection with Swiss enterprises investing in Vietnam.

The Swiss side was suggested support Vietnam in building a high-quality education system and boosting sci-tech research and training in universities and research centres. Switzerland pledged to hold vocational training courses for Vietnam.

Both Vietnam and Switzerland agreed on the need to increase delegation exchanges to share experience in parliamentary activities, laying a foundation for developing more intensive and effective relations between the two countries.

Source: VOV5