VGP - PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April
16 arrived at the Vaclav Havel international airport in Prague, starting an
official visit to the Czech Republic at the invitation of his Czech counterpart
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrives at the Vaclav Havel international airport in Prague
on April 16, 2019, starting an official visit to the Czech Republic at the
invitation of his Czech counterpart Andrej Babis - Photo: VGP
The Vietnamese delegation includes
Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung, Minister of Industry
and Trade Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc
Dung, leaders from ministries, agencies and five localities of Hai Phong, Quang Binh,
Ha Tinh, Lao Cai and Ben Tre.
The Vietnamese PM and his entourage
were met at the airport by Czech Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa,
Czech Ambassador to Viet Nam Vitezslav Grepl and Vietnamese Ambassador to
the Czech Republic Ho Minh Tuan.
During the visit, PM Phuc is
scheduled to hold talks with his Czech counterpart, meet with the Speaker of the
Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Parliament, pay a courtesy visit to the Czech
President, and attend a Vietnamese-Czech business forum.
The two PMs will witness the signing
ceremony of cooperative agreements and co-chair a press conference after their
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Honorary President of Czech-Viet Nam Friendship
Association Marcel Winter, Praha, Czech Republic, April 16, 2019 - Photo: VGP
The same day, PM Phuc met with
Honorary President of Czech-Viet Nam Friendship Association Marcel
Winter and Chairman of the Board and CEO of Home Credit Jiri Smejc, one of Czech
largest investors in Viet Nam operating in loan services.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets Chairman of the Board and CEO of Home Credit Jiri Smejc, Praha,
Czech Republic, April 16, 2019 - Photo: VGP
At the meeting with Jiri Smejc, the
Vietnamese PM suggested Home Credit pour more investment in Viet Nam’s banks.
Appraising the effective operation of
the company in Viet Nam, the PM asserted to direct functional agencies to
facilitate Czech investors, thus promoting the two nations’ cooperative
relations in the time ahead.