Nguyen Van Chi, Politburo member and Party Central Committee Secretary received visiting Singaporean Foreign Minister George Yeo in Hanoi on July 23.
Chi congratulated the Singaporean Government and people for quickly overcoming the economic crisis with a strong recovery.
He expressed his pleasure at the recent expansion of friendship and multifaceted cooperation between the two countries and affirmed that FM George Yeo’s participation at the freshly-ended 43rd ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (AMM 43) was a great contribution to the success of the event.
He expressed his belief that Singapore would continue to actively support Vietnam to fulfil the role of ASEAN Chair in 2010 and thanked the Singaporean Government and Foreign Ministry for helping with human resources training for the Communist Party of Vietnam.
FM George Yeo spoke about Singapore’s experiences in national construction and management, highlighting Singapore’s policy on boosting cooperation with Vietnam, especially in investment, trade, tourism and human resource training.
He shared his joy at the friendship between the People’s Action Party of Singapore and the Communist Party of Vietnam and expressed his wish that ties between the two Parties would develop further.