HANOI - A workshop opened in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Tuesday with an aim to beef up economic cooperation between Vietnam and China.
The two-day workshop, chaired by the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry, drew more than 100 leaders of ministries, sectors and localities, along with representatives of research institutes, universities and business associations.
The workshop focused on China's external economic policy, investment, trade and tourism cooperation between the countries' localities, along with bilateral affiliation within the framework of some regional connectivity initiatives, reported the state-run news agency VNA.
In his address, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, who is also chairman of the Vietnamese subcommittee of the Steering Committee for Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation, said the workshop provided a good opportunity for ministries, localities, research agencies and businesses to discuss and have a comprehensive view of the countries' economic partnerships.
It is Vietnam's consistent policy to prioritize the stable, healthy and sustainable development of the Vietnam-China comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, including win-win economic cooperation, said Minh.
Participants were urged to look into potential and outcomes of the countries' economic ties and suggest effective measures to tackle obstacles and boost economic links with China in an equal, healthy and sustainable manner, reported VNA.