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Favorable conditions pledged for Qatar’s funds, enterprises

Competent Vietnamese agencies are willing to create favorable conditions for Qatar’s investment funds and enterprises to seek investment opportunities in the country.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (R) hosts a reception for Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Hanoi, August 15, 2022 - Photo: VGP

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh made the above statement while hosting a reception for Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani in Hanoi on August 15.

The Government chief spoke highly of the positive developments in the multi-faceted relations between the two nations, congratulating Qatar on signing the Instrument of Accession to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC) with ASEAN.

Vietnam always advocates effective, close and comprehensive cooperation between Qatar and ASEAN, he emphasized.

Pham urged both countries to enhance delegation exchanges, promote people-to-people and cultural exchanges, and facilitate each side's advantageous products to enter their markets.

Pham suggested Qatar help develop the Halal industry in Vietnam that meets standards of the Islamic market.

He asked both sides to soon organize the third meeting of Vietnam-Qatar Inter-Governmental Committee, and called for Qatar's cooperation and investment in such areas of infrastructure, petrol, renewable energy, green technology and digital transformation in Vietnam.

The Prime Minister also asked Qatar provide official development assistance (ODA) capital for infrastructure development and agriculture projects in the Southeast Asian nation, thus contributing to ensuring food security for Qatar and the region.

He stressed the need of joining hands in effectively implementing the agreement on labor cooperation.

Pham welcomed the signing of an agreement on visa exemption for diplomatic and official passport holders between the two countries, asking both sides to enhance negotiations on other cooperative agreements in fields of maritime, customs, justice, security, culture and tourism.

For his part, the Qatari Deputy Prime Minister reiterated that Qatar attaches importance to strengthening the relationship with Vietnam, regarding the Southeast Asian nation as a gateway to enter ASEAN.

Vietnam is an attractive destination for Qatari investors and tourists, he said.

He vowed to accelerate negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement and an agreement on visa exemption for ordinary passport holders to promote tourism and exchanges between the two sides' enterprises.

Source: VGP

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