VOV.VN - There is plenty of room for broader cooperation between Vietnam and Mozambique, said Vo Van Thuong, Politburo member and permanent member of the Secretariat of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee.
His statement was made during a meeting with visiting President of the Assembly of Mozambique Esperanca Laurinda Francisco Nhiuane Bias in Hanoi on June 21, during which the former showed his elation at the nations’ thriving ties across all fields.
He affirmed his willingness to connect Mozambique to countries in Southeast Asia, and in the ASEAN and Asia-Pacific regions, the Party official stressed.
For her part, Esperanca Bias, who is also a member of the Liberation Front of Mozambique (FRELIMO) Central Committee, said she is grateful for the assistance of the Vietnamese Party, State and people for her country and other African nations in their past struggles for national independence and current national construction and development cause.
She expressed pleasure at the growth of the close ties shared between FRELIMO and the Communist Party of Vietnam, and said FRELIMO desires to learn from Vietnam’s experiences in Party building and economic development. She thanked Vietnam’s support regarding the areas of agriculture, communications, and personnel training.
The top Mozambican legislator said she hopes Vietnam will further cooperate with and invest in Mozambique in coal mining, energy, tourism, and agriculture.
Mozambique stands ready to serve as a bridge to bring Vietnamese goods to the South African region as well as Africa, she added.