Vice Chairman of the Can Tho municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam proposed establishing strategic partnership with Sweden in education-training, health care, transport and culture during a local working session on May 29 with Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Pereric Hogberg.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has suggested the Swedish side continue supporting Vietnam in realising millennium development goals (MDGs) and enhance cooperation with the country in trade, education-training, science-technology and health care.
Newly-appointed Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Pereric Högberg on December 21 gave Ho Chi Minh City book lovers a closer look into the life of world-renowned Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as well as the culture of the Nordic country.
Leading Swedish companies including Ericsson, ABB, and EP joined a press conference in Hanoi on December 8 to introduce their strengths, aiming to seek cooperation with Vietnamese partners.
Vietnam and Sweden are sharing modern journalism and communication skills at a two-day workshop that opened in Hanoi on December 5.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc wanted the new Ambassador of Sweden to help boost the two countries’ trade and investment to exceed the current figure of US$1.2 billion.
The Vietnam-Sweden Friendship Association (VSFA) will do its utmost to promote friendship and cooperation between the two countries across fields, VSFA President Hoang The Lien has stated.
The US and Sweden have affirmed that they want to step up trade and investment ties with Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City in particular.