At the forum (Source: VNA)




Kiev (VNA) – The Embassy of Vietnam in Ukraine and the Ukraine Chamber of
Commerce and Industry (UCCI) co-hosted a forum entitled “Vietnam-Ukraine
relations in the new stage” in Kiev on October 11.



The
event saw participation of Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc
Vuong, who is Chairman of the Vietnamese Subcommittee of the Vietnam-Ukraine Intergovernmental
Committee for Economic-Trade and Science-Technology Cooperation; Vietnamese Ambassador
to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan; Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Policies on
Agriculture and Food Olga Trophiseva; Deputy Minister of Infrastructure Victor
Dovgan; UCCI President Ghenady Chizhucov, Ambassador to Vietnam Alexey
Shovkopkias, among others.



Representatives
from over 60 Vietnamese businesses and 150 Ukrainian enterprises also attended
the event.



The
event was designed to boost the comprehensive cooperation and friendship
between Vietnam and Ukraine, promote networking between Vietnamese and
Ukrainian businesses, and provide support for overseas Vietnamese (OV) in
Ukraine.



Addressing
the event, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong and
Vietnamese Ambassador to Ukraine Nguyen Anh Tuan highlighted the importance of
bilateral cooperative ties and the role of enterprises in boosting
economic-trade ties between the two countries.



They
also underlined the Vietnamese Government’s cooperation orientations and
measures to assist Vietnamese and Ukrainian firms and support overseas
Vietnamese in Ukraine.



Vietnamese
and Ukrainian speakers briefed participants on the socio-economic situation and
economic policies of their respective nation as well as cooperation potentials
between the two sides, while representatives from ministries, sectors addressed
businesses’ questions.



A
number of agreements were signed at the forum, which was held right after the 14th meeting of the Vietnam-Ukraine
Intergovernmental Committee for Economic-Trade and Science-Technology
Cooperation in Kiev.-VNA