Vietnamese lawmaker’s visit to Finland expected to strengthen Vietnam-Finland bilateral relations

During a signing ceremony between Vietnamese and Finnish universities. (Photo: VNA)

The Speaker of the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Vuong Dinh Hue will pay an official visit to Finland from September 10 to 11 at the invitation of the Speaker of the Finnish Parliament Anu Vehvilainen, media Vietnam More reports.

Vietnam and Finland established diplomatic relations in 1973 and during the visit Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue will pay a courtesy visit to Finnish President Sauli Niinistö, meet Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin and hold talks with the Speaker of Parliament Finnish Anu Vehvilainen.

The visit is expected to strengthen the already flourishing bilateral relations between the two countries and promote the traditional Vietnam-Finland friendship and extended partnership in several fields.

Among other things, Vuong Dinh Hue is expected to discuss areas of strategic cooperation with the Finnish leadership and directions to strengthen collaboration between the two nations in bilateral and multilateral frameworks.

Vuong Dinh Hue is also expected to discuss areas including, but not limited to, measures to fully exploit the investment and trade opportunities of the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and post recovery -pandemic, including vaccine supply and transfer and vaccine production. technology, drugs and medical equipment in Vietnam.

Over the past 48 years, the two countries have offered mutual support at regional and global forums, while bilateral trade between the countries has also grown over the years. Regional and global concerns such as promoting sustainable development and climate change will also be addressed during Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue’s visit to Finland, while several investment promotions, business-to-business connectivity activities and meetings with the Vietnamese community in Finland are also planned.

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