Hanoi (VNA) – Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on February 26 lauded Germany’s Hessen state as a most active factor in Vietnam – Germany strategic partnership. During a reception in Hanoi for Minister of Higher Education, Research and the Arts of Germany’s Hessen State Angela Dorn, Binh said two-way trade between Vietnam and Hessen state now nears 1 billion USD, or one-eighth of trade between Vietnam and Germany. He lauded cooperation between Hessen and Vietnam through the Vietnam – Germany University project which is dubbed as a “lighthouse” in bilateral ties. All curricula are lectured by professors from Germany’s partner schools. As the two countries are celebrating the 45th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties this year, more visits will be facilitated while major celebrations will be held, including the Vietnam Culture Days in Germany. Binh suggested that Minister Dorn encourage local firms to … [Read more...] about Deputy PM receives Germany’s Hessen state minister
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