Travel plans include visits to Algeria, Portugal and Bulgaria as well as FTA signing ceremony in Kazakhstan.
From May 28 to June 6 Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will attend a signing ceremony for the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) free trade agreement in Kazakhstan and visit Portugal, Algeria, and Bulgaria, at the invitation of their respective Prime Ministers.
The purpose of the trip is to create a legal framework to enhance economic relations between Vietnam and the EU and EEU countries. He also wants to share methods to boost bilateral ties and implement the agreements.
The Prime Minister will also pay an official friendship visit to Algeria, Portugal and Bulgaria, to discuss cooperative policies with the Europe and Africa. The development situation, experiences in stable development, international connections, and climate change are all on the agenda.
He will also meet the owners of the large enterprises in these countries, to attract foreign investment to Vietnam.
Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh will visit Thailand from May 24 to 26 at the invitation of the Thai Deputy Prime Minister, to prepare for the an upcoming meeting of senior leaders from the two countries on cooperation in labor, marine products, and other major investment projects.