Published on : Monday, June 5, 2017
From June 6th till 8th, Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will be visiting Japan, as per the latest reports by the Japan Times. His visit has been explained as the largest Vietnamese delegation to the country comprising ministers, deputy ministers, lawmakers, municipal and provincial leaders and more than 100 businesspeople.
The report further explained that Shinzo Abe, current Japanese Prime Minister visited Vietnam in January while Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko made a historic visit to Vietnam in late February – early March, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Tadamori Oshima visited the country in May. All these diplomatic visits have uplifted the bilateral ties and taken it to its highest level in every aspect, starting right from diplomacy, economy, national defense-security, trade and investment, human resources development to people-to-people exchange.
Vietnam is one of the top development partners for Vietnam. Besides, Vietnam is the second biggest investor, the third largest source market for visitor arrivals and the fourth largest trade partner. Side by side, Japan has increasingly become the most preferred destinations for Vietnamese youths with more than 600,000 studying all through the country. To note, more than 100,000 Vietnamese graduates from Japan every year, contributing to the development of the host country.
On June 5, Vietnam-Japan business forum, one of the largest, will be opened featuring more than 1,500 enterprises. On the occasion, PM Phuc will deliver speech to the Vietnamese government’s determination to create a healthy and transparent business environment, supporting Japanese enterprises to do business peacefully.