Vietnam, Sri Lanka eye 1 billion USD in two-way trade

Vietnam and Sri Lanka have pledged to work together more efficiently in order to raise bilateral trade to 1 billion USD.

The consensus was reached during talks in Hanoi on Tuesday between Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Dinh Quy and Sri Lankan State Minister of Foreign Affairs Vasantha Senanayake. Both sides also agreed to continue cooperation and mutual support at regional and international forums. State Minister Senanayake said that Sri Lanka will consider supporting Vietnam's candidacy for a seat at the UN Security Council (2020-2021) and the position of UNESCO Director-General (2017-2021).

Source: VOV5