The Hanoitimes - Vietnam always prioritises businesses ready to connect with Vietnamese partners and operate in fields suitable with the country’s economic restructuring, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue said a function welcoming the 2017 Spring Forum held in HCM City on February 23.
Deputy Prime Minister (PM) Vuong Dinh Hue attended a function to welcome the 2017 Spring Forum held by the Asia Business Council in Ho Chi Minh City on February 23.
The event were attended by Chairman of People's Committee of HCM City Nguyen Thanh Phong and Chairperson of the Asia Business Council Lubna Olayan.
Speaking at the meeting, Deputy PM Hue said the forum is expected to boost innovation and sustainable development in the region.
Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue and delegates attend 2017 Spring Forum held in HCM City
Deputy PM highlighted that the Vietnamese Government has been developing an innovative economy towards implementing more effective, productive, and innovative economic models.
Vietnam welcomes and aims to create optimal conditions for investors, especially those with high technology and good management skills, he noted.
The Deputy PM said Vietnam prioritises businesses ready to connect with Vietnamese partners and do business in fields suitable with the country’s economic restructuring.
He confirmed the Vietnamese Party and State’s consistent policies of actively engaging in the global economy and being a reliable partner of all nations and investors.
The Deputy PM stressed that in the previous year, Vietnam witnessed a positive economic growth with exports increasing by nine percent, high foreign direct investment, and more than 110,000 newly-established businesses.
He said the Vietnamese Government is working to increase the competitiveness of the economy and develop more effective, productive, and innovative economic models.
Chairperson of the Asia Business Council Lubna Olayan said the council is impressed with Vietnam’s growth over the past five years amid global economic struggles.
She also highly appreciated the country’s determination to promote sustainable economic growth to become a young, dynamic economy with abundant and high-skilled human resources.
The 2017 Spring Forum will be organised on February 24-25, focusing on sustainability and creation as investments for the next 50 years.
Translated by Thu Minh