Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Vietnam

VCN – On May 3, Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc had a reception with Mr. Yamada Takio, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Vietnam before the end of his term.
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Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc receives Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Vietnam
Minister Ho Duc Phoc awards the Medal "For the cause of Vietnam's Finance" to Ambassador Yamada Takio.

At the reception, Minister Ho Duc Phoc congratulated the Ambassador on completing his working term in Vietnam with successes in the diplomatic field, and expressed his appreciation for Ambassador Yamada Takio's contributions in promoting bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and Japan, including the cooperation in the financial sector.

The Minister affirmed that 2023 is an important and memorable milestone in bilateral cooperation when the two countries have upgraded their relationship to a “Comprehensive Strategic Partnership for peace and prosperity in Asia and the world”, and highly appreciated the cooperative relationship between the two countries over the past 50 years in various fields, contributing to the socio-economic development of Vietnam.

In the financial sector, recently, Vietnam and Japan have effectively and closely cooperated in sectors such as ODA, tax, customs, securities and insurance.

The Minister expressed his hope to continue to receive the Ambassador's support in the coming time, especially with Vietnam's major projects such as the North-South high-speed railway as well as other projects on infrastructure developement that Vietnam prepares to implement.

The Minister hopes that the Ambassador assists Vietnam in maintaining and developing the smooth and effective operation of the VNACCS/VCIS system until the end of 2025 and the following years; support ODA capital to implement the overall redesign of the information technology system to execute digital customs.

At the reception, Ambassador Yamada Takio said that he will always support to further strengthen the relationship between Vietnam and Japan in general, and Japan and the Ministry of Finance of Vietnam in particular.

By Hoai Anh/Ngoc Loan

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