Vietnam asks Singapore to support digital economy and green energy

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked Singapore to increase support for Vietnam in the field of digital economy and green energy when receiving Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Thuy Kiet.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh today received Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Thuy Kiet on his official visit to Vietnam, affirming that Singapore is one of Vietnam’s very effective and substantive partners in the region, especially in cooperation. economy, trade, investment, education and training, according to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

During the meeting, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested that Singapore strengthen its support to Vietnam in important fields such as digital economy, digital transformation, green energy, green finance, information technology, and sustainable development. , continue to support training high quality human resources, managers for Vietnam.





Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) during a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Thuy Kiet today.  Photo: VGP.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) during a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Thuy Kiet today. Image: VGP.

The Prime Minister also suggested that relevant agencies of the two countries should actively cooperate, take advantage of new opportunities for the process of restructuring supply chains and strengthen cooperation in the fields of the industrial revolution 4.0, ensuring safety and security. Cybersecurity in the process of developing the digital economy.

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Thuy Kiet affirmed that the Singapore government always attaches importance to and wishes to further develop the Strategic Partnership with Vietnam.

The two sides expressed satisfaction about the development steps in bilateral cooperation, especially the economy continues to be one of the bright spots in regional cooperation. Two-way trade still grows positively and reaches USD 8.3 billion in 2021, up more than 23% compared to 2020. Singapore has become Vietnam’s largest investor in ASEAN.

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Thuy Kiet affirmed that he will actively promote areas and issues of concern to Vietnam, in order to increase political trust and further promote cooperation between the two countries in various fields, and promote cooperation programs between the two countries. post-epidemic tourism stimulus program, enhancing cultural, artistic and people-to-people exchanges.

The two sides agreed to continue working closely to maintain the unity and central role of ASEAN.

Regarding the East Sea issue, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh asked Singapore to work closely with Vietnam and ASEAN countries to maintain peace and stability in the region, ensuring security, safety, and freedom of navigation and overflight. in the East Sea, make efforts to fully implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Sea (DOC), promote the building of an effective, effective and substantive Code of Conduct in the East Sea (COC), accordance with international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) 1982.

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