Vietnam boosts cooperation with Venezuelan’s Monagas state

Thursday, 23/06/2022 15:33
A delegation of the Vietnamese Embassy in Venezuela, led by Ambassador Le Viet Duyen, has recently paid a working visit to Monagas state to promote economic, trade and investment cooperation between the two countries.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Venezuela Le Viet Duyen (Photo: VNA) 

Speaking at a working session with the delegation, Governor of Monagas Ernesto Luna committed that the state authorities will establish working groups to increase contact with the embassy in connecting Vietnamese and Venezuelan businesses and promoting specific cooperation and investment projects.

For his part, Ambassador Le Viet Duyen praised Monagas’s achievements in politics, economy, and culture and vowed to foster commercial ties between the two nations in general and between Vietnam and Monagas in particular based on their traditional solidarity and friendship.

He desired to expand Vietnam’s agricultural cooperation project to Monagas following its success in Guárico state.

During the working visit, a workshop was also held to promote the trade of key Vietnamese products with the participation of local leaders and about 40 officials and businessmen.

At the workshop, the Vietnamese Ambassador introduced Vietnam’s socio-economic development achievements after 35 years of Doi Moi (Renewal), and adding that there are abundant opportunities for Venezuelan consumers to use Vietnamese products.

Vietnam is among the biggest woodworking production centres in the world, Venezuela, including Monagas, can export their timber to Vietnamese producers, he emphasized.

On this occasion, the Vietnamese Embassy coordinated with the Venezuela-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce (CAVENVIET) to organize a Vietnamese stall at the annual Exposur Monagas Fair./.