Despite geographical distance, both nations have maintained close political ties and Vietnam always attributes great importance to the long-standing relations with Venezuela as well as follow the country’s situation.
Poleo, who is also Deputy Minister of Culture, briefed participants on Venezuela’s political, economic, cultural and social situation in recent years, saying the Latin American country is facing numerous difficulties in economic and emigration issues.
Venezuela hopes that Vietnam will support the country in reinforcing solidarity with other nations in the world for the common goal of peace and stability, as well as offer more opportunities for Venezuelan students to study at the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics to learn Vietnam’s experience in external affairs and sustainable development, the guest said.
The participants agreed that the relations between Vietnam and Venezuela have progressed in a wide range of fields from politics and economics to culture and society.
Vietnam and Venezuelan have exchanged more than 10 delegations, including high-level ones, to share experience and sign cooperation agreements.
Both nation have signed more than 50 cooperation documents on energy, oil and gas, agro-forestry-fishery, information and communications, culture, education, sports and tourism.
They have also carried out specific projects to develop the bilateral collaboration in economics, trade, investment, science and technology.
The two countries’ mass organizations have made many visits to exchange views on the situation in each nation besides attending celebrations of major events and supporting the cause of the national construction and development in the respective countries.