VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung on Thursday afternoon met with his Thai counterpart Yingluck Sinawatra and WEF Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab on the sidelines of the 2012 World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia in Bangkok, Thailand.
Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra warmly welcomed the attendance of PM Dung and the Vietnamese delegation, showing her pleasure at the robust developments in the bilateral ties.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (R) and Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra, Bangkok, May 31, 2012 - Photo: VGP
PM Dung said that Vietnam would continue to spur the linkages in the spirit of mutual understanding and confidence.
The two leaders agreed to strengthen exchanges of delegations at all levels and and maintain the existing bilateral framework like the Joint Working Group on Political and Security Cooperation, political consultations between the two foreign ministries and the Joint Commission on Trade.
They reached a consensus to make full use of the East West Economic Corridor and sustainably tap water resources in Mekong River.
PM Nguyen Tan Dung (R) and WEF Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab on the sidelines of the 2012 World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, May 31, 2012 – Photo: VGP
The same day, PM Dung lauded the theme of the 2012 WEF on East Asia during his reception to WEF Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.
He hoped that the WEF would continue to focus on the topics of economic restructuring, shifting of growth models towards sustainability and response to development challenges as they are common concern of various countries in the region and the world.
For his part, the WEF Executive Chairman appreciated Vietnam’s cooperation in WEF’s activities and promised to consider the suggestions./.
By Khanh Phuong