At the event (Photo: VNA)

During the visit, Ambassador Le Viet Duyen had a meeting with Governor of Trujillo Henry Rangel Silva.

At the meeting, the governor affirmed that Duyen’s visit is a boost to Vietnam – Venezuela collaboration prospect in trade and investment.

He emphasized that with its rich soil, Trujillo shares similarities with Vietnam in the development of agriculture, animal husbandry, and tourism. In addition, the state wants to learn from Vietnam’s experience to further tap into its own potentials and develop local rice projects, he stressed.

The Vietnamese Ambassador wished to promote multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and Trujillo.

With assistance from the Venezuela-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce (CAVENVIET), the ambassador desired that the two sides will step up join projects in economy, trade, investment, and agriculture.

On this occasion, the embassy organized a workshop on Venezuela’s economic, trade, investment policies as well as opportunities for Vietnam in investment and expansion of labour and export market. The event attracted representatives from the Trujillo administration, the CAVENVIET and about 30 local companies.

Speaking at the workshop, the ambassador introduced Vietnam’s strengths in the export of rice, coffee, peppercorns, mobile phone-electronic components, apparel and aquatic products.

Vietnam is willing to share its reform experience to help Venezuela implement economic reform, including the development of agriculture, he affirmed.

According to the ambassador, Vietnam has strengths in farming production experience, human resources, techniques and varieties, while Venezuela boasts advantages regarding soil, climate, and market, therefore Vietnam pays significant attention to agricultural cooperation with Venezuela./.