Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception
in Hanoi on September 19 for foreign delegates to the Vietnam Reform and
Development Forum 2019 held the same day.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and delegates to Vietnam Reform and
Development Forum 2019 (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted
a reception in Hanoi on September 19 for foreign delegates to the Vietnam
Reform and Development Forum 2019 held the same day.
He said as Vietnam is stepping up global
integration, the country highly appreciates feedback from the international
community towards issuing sound development policies and fighting corruption
and interest groups.
The leader spoke highly of the World
Bank (WB) leaders’ active and responsible support in cooperation with
Vietnam, and wished that the WB and international community would offer
policy consultancy to the country via the forum.
On behalf of foreign guests, WB Vice President and
chief economist Pinelope Goldberg said the WB holds close ties with Vietnam
and expressed her wish to foster cooperation with the country in the near
According to Goldberg, Vietnam is a successful model
in socio-economic development but also faces challenges, especially in
overcoming middle income trap.
She said the WB will do its best to assist Vietnam
during its development process via offering suitable consultancy.-VNA