Thinh expressed her delight to meet Gori on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Canada diplomatic ties, congratulating Manulife Vietnam on its positive business results after nearly 20 years of operations, becoming the largest life insurance company in the Vietnamese market. She affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of supporting Canadian firms as a whole and Manulife in particular to make effective investments in the country and bring about benefits for both sides. The Vice President called on Manulife to continue participating in social activities and provide further support for community building and charitable activities, especially in disadvantaged localities, while functioning as a connection bridge for Canadian businesses to enhance their investment in Vietnam, thus making the economic and trade ties become a real driver for Vietnam-Canada relations. Congratulating Vietnam on its economic growth momentum, Roy Gori affirmed that Manulife has been operating successfully in Vietnam. With the company marking 20 years of its presence in the Vietnamese market, Manulife wishes to develop further and make continuous contributions to Vietnam, he stated. The guest thanked the Vietnamese State and Government for creating favourable conditions for Manulife’s business operations over the past years, emphasising that his company always attaches importance to its social responsibilities. Manulife will continue strengthening its involvement in social activities, thereby contributing to enhancing the relations between Vietnam and Canada, Gori affirmed.