President Tran Dai Quang begins State visit to Singapore

(VOVworld) – President Tran Dai Quang and his wife begin their State visit to Singapore from August 28 to August 30 at the invitation of Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam. The visit is aimed at implementing the external affairs guidelines of the 12th National Party Congress by consolidating and deepening the strategic partnership with Singapore.

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President Tran Dai Quang and his wife at Bandar Seri Begawan international airport (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam and Singapore have seen their relations flourishing with regular exchanges of visits, high-level contacts, and expanded cooperation between Party, State, National Assembly, and government agencies. Bilateral cooperation in economics, defense, education, transport, tourism, finance, law and other areas have been developing. Singapore is now Vietnam’s 3rd largest trade partner in ASEAN and 8th in the world. Two-way trade increased drastically, reaching 16.22 billion USD in 2015.

Earlier on August 28, President Quang and his wife left Bandar Seri Begawan, concluding their State visit to Brunei.

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