​Vietnamese president wraps up state visit to Japan

​Vietnamese president wraps up state visit to Japan

State President Tran Dai Quang (right) meets Vietnamese nationals in Japan on June 1, 2018. Photo: Tuoi Tre

State President Tran Dai Quang, his spouse and a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation concluded a five-day state visit to Japan on Saturday.

Before leaving Tokyo, the Vietnamese head of state and his spouse had a warm farewell meeting with the Emperor and Empress.

The president also had a meeting with the Vietnamese Embassy’s staff and the Vietnamese nationals in the East Asian country, during which he hailed the contributions made by the Vietnamese expatriates to deepening the Vietnam-Japan cooperative ties.

President Quang hailed Japan as a leading strategic partner of Vietnam in various fields, underlining that Vietnam is consistent in developing the extensive strategic ties with Japan.

After 45 years of diplomatic establishment, both nations have enjoyed fruitful relations with regular high-ranking and people-to-people exchanges, increasingly political trust, and deepened collaboration in economy, trade, investment, education, tourism and defense.

President Quang considered his state visit to Japan a success as he had chance to meet with the Emperor, talk with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and political and economic leaders of Japan.

He delivered speech at a trade promotion conference which drew the participation of 600 enterprises from both sides and also attended a ceremony to mark 45th anniversary of the bilateral relations.

President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse have a warm farewell meeting with the Emperor and Empress before leaving Tokyo. Photo: Vietnam News Agency.
President Tran Dai Quang and his spouse have a warm farewell meeting with the Emperor and Empress before leaving Tokyo. Photo: Vietnam News Agency.

He asked the Vietnamese embassy and other representative organizations to put further efforts to carry out agreements inked between the two leaders, attract ODA and FDI capital, accelerate transfer of technology as well as foster collaboration in the potential fields.

The embassy should execute sound citizen protection measures and the Vietnamese people community must comply with regulations in the host country, he said.

The state leader also expressed his hope that the Vietnamese nationals will work to contribute more to the Vietnam-Japan relations.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Nguyen Quoc Cuong affirmed that the embassy always does it utmost to foster the extensive strategic ties between the two countries.

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