At the meeting, Nguyen Van Nen, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, highly appreciated the visit and work of the President of the Belgian Senate in Vietnam on the occasion of the 50th anniversary and 5 years of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. diplomatic relations. Strategic partnership in the field of agriculture.
Politburo member, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee, Nguyen Van Nen welcomed the President of the Belgian Senate, Stéphanie D’Hoz.
Over the past 50 years, Vietnam-Belgium relations have developed steadily and become increasingly influential in politics, diplomacy, economy, culture and people-to-people exchanges.
Both countries have common interests in the fields of education and culture, dealing with the consequences of Agent Orange, protection of disadvantaged women and especially projects on environmental protection, climate change control and environmental protection.
According to Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Van Nen, the current results of Belgian trade and investment cooperation in Ho Chi Minh City are still limited compared to the capacity and willingness of both sides.
The Secretary believes that after the visit of the President of the Belgian Senate, the cooperation between the two sides is deepening, especially between Ho Chi Minh City and the Belgian Territories.
Ms. Stephanie D’Hoz said that the purpose of the visit is to further strengthen bilateral relations between Vietnam and Belgium.
Mr. Nguyen Van Nen suggested that the President of the Belgian Senate focus on supporting Belgian businesses to continue implementing a number of cooperation projects in Ho Chi Minh City, allowing the city to fulfill its role as an economic locomotive. I can get help.
In the meeting, Ms. Stephanie D’Hoz said that the purpose of the visit is to further strengthen bilateral relations between Vietnam and Belgium.
Expressing his impression on the patriotism of the Vietnamese people and the dynamic development, the President of the Belgian Senate shared the positive results achieved during his business trip to Vietnam, including the signing of a letter of intent. Letter between the Parliament of Belgium and the National Assembly of Vietnam. He affirmed that the visit and work had helped him better understand the country and people of Vietnam, which increased his desire to promote cooperation between the two countries, especially in the areas of trade, investment, and connections. Enterprises of both the countries.
The Belgian Parliament is about to pass a resolution to support Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxin victims, according to Ms. Stephanie D’Hoz, with the Belgian Parliament confirming to continue supporting the victims and dealing with the consequences of the skin poisoning . Orange, calling on the World Health Organization and international organizations to promote research on the harmful effects of Agent Orange, as well as calling on the US to continue supporting Vietnam in dealing with the consequences of Agent Orange.