VN, Mongolia promote economic, scientific, technological cooperation

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 16thsession of the Viet Nam-Mongolia Inter-Governmental Committee on economy, trade, science and technology in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

They held talks with the Mongolian delegation, led by Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Sergelen Purev.

The two sides discussed measures on cooperation between the two nations, including diplomacy, defense and security, economics, trade and investment, agriculture and natural calamity prevention, science and technology, transport, education, culture, sports and tourism, labor, health and other sectors.

They agreed on cooperative orientations and discussed ways to improve the effectiveness of cooperation to meet their Governments' demand.

In the future, they will promote exports of advantageous items such as agricultural and aquatic products.

The two sides consented to exchange information and create a favorable environment for their businesses to join international and domestic activities and exhibitions and the implementation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on co-operation in inspections and animal quarantine inked in April 2017.

The same occasion, Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong met with Mongolian PM Jargaltulga Erdenebat.

The PM hailed the importance of the meeting of the Committee in the context that the two sides are making efforts to consolidate the traditional and friendship relations, which was set up in 1954.

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