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FM holds phone talks with party chief of Guangxi’s Zhuang autonomous region

VGP – Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son held phone talks with Secretary of tge Party Committee of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Lu Xinshe during which he thanked Guangxi for donating 800,000 doses of SinoPharm vaccine and medical supplies to Viet Nam.

09/15/2021 09:39

The minister congratulated Guangxi on its achievements in recent years, especially in controlling the pandemic and maintaining socio-economic development momentum, and successful organization of the 18th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO). 

The Vietnamese Party, State and people always attach great importance to developing the friendship and comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership with China, and support Vietnamese ministries, sectors and localities to strengthen ties with Guangxi, affirmed Bui. 

Bui suggested the two sides maintain exchange and contact at all levels in a flexible form; expand sharing of information and policies related to pandemic prevention and control and coordinate in this work in border areas; take effective measures to maintain the growth momentum of economic-trade cooperation; facilitate the import of Vietnamese goods, especially agricultural and aquatic products; coordinate in managing border areas, speed up the construction of border gate infrastructure connectivity and soon complete internal procedures to upgrade border gates; and promptly handle arising problems.

In reply, Lu said that Guangxi appreciates the fine development of the Viet Nam-China relations and the achievements in cooperation between Guangxi and Vietnamese ministries, sectors and localities.

Guangxi will spare no effort to perfect customs clearance of goods at railway and road border gates, and facilitate the import of Vietnamese products. 

Earlier, on September 11, at the Meeting of the Vite Nam-China Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation, Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi announced that his country will aid Viet Nam with three million COVID-19 vaccine doses this year, raising the total vaccine donations to 5.7 million./.

By Khanh Phuong