Out-going Ambassador of Viet Nam H.E Mr. Nguyen QuangThuc paid a farewell call on the Foreign Minister A. H Mahmood Ali MP, yesterday, 09 August 2016 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The Ambassador thanked the Foreign Minister for the support and cooperation extended to him during his tenure in Bangladesh. He praised Bangladesh’s achievement, particularly sustained economic growth and level of development Bangladesh achieved under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. He stated that Bangladesh successfully elevated her stature in the region. The Ambassador mentioned that the friendship and cooperation between Bangladesh and Vietnam are firmly footed and will be further deepened in the coming days.
The Foreign Minister highlighted longstanding friendship and goodwill between the two countries and stressed on the need for more exchange of visits at high political level. He emphasized on early holding of the first meeting of the Political Consultation between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries. The Foreign Minister mentioned about the scope for further enhancing bilateral trade. He particularly mentioned about the prospect of Bangladeshi Pharmaceuticals, which are known for high quality at very competitive price, in the market of Vietnam. He informed the Ambassador that Bangladesh has recently started exporting Pharmaceuticals to USA. Referring to the incentives offered by the Government to the foreign investor, the Foreign Minister encouraged the Vietnamese investors to explore joint venture investment opportunities in Bangladesh. They have discussed ways and means for enhancing cooperation in Agriculture, fisheries and other sectors.