VOV.VN -Vietnam always treasures and and desire to boost friendship and all-around cooperation with Nigeria, said Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Anh Tuan at a recent meeting in the capital city of Abuja with Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari to present his letter of credentials.
The Vietnamese diplomat conveyed greetings from President Tran Dai Quang to President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerian people and briefed his host on Vietnam’s socio-economic development and the sound relations between the two countries.
He vowed his utmost efforts to contribute to the development of the bilateral ties, particularly in the areas of economics trade and agriculture.
The Nigerian President in turn hailed Vietnam’s achievements in the country’s doi moi (renewal) process and suggested stepping up cooperation in the fields of Vietnam’s strength such as agriculture and aquaculture.
Earlier, Ambassador Tuan had a meeting with Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama on February 6, during which Tuan conveyed a diplomatic note to the Minister, asking Nigeria to continue its support for Vietnam’s candidacy for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council during 2020-2021.
On the occasion, he conveyed Deputy Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh’s invitation to Geoffrey Onyeama to visit Vietnam.