Prime Minister suggests Vietnam, UK expand educational cooperation

(VOVworld) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Prince of the UK and the Duke of Cambridge William Arthur Philip Louis to work to deepen the cooperation and friendship between Vietnam and the UK.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc shakes hands with Prince William (Photo: VGP)

At a reception for Prince William in Hanoi on Wednesday, Prime Minister Phuc suggested that the two countries expand their comprehensive cooperation in education so that Vietnamese students will be able to access the UK’s high quality educational system. He added that both sides also need to boost cooperation between universities, research institutes, and vocational training institutions. Prime Minister Phuc said he hoped the UK continue to help Vietnam in human resources development, English teaching, and creating favourable conditions for Vietnamese students to study in the UK. He praised the role of the British Ambassador to Vietnam, who has contributed to furthering the strategic partnership with Vietnam through the organization of high-level visits.

Prime Minister Phuc wished Prince William success in chairing the 3rd International Wildlife Trade Conference on Friday in Hanoi.

Prince William spoke highly of Vietnam’s efforts in wildlife conservation, saying Vietnam could become a role model in these efforts.

Also Wednesday, Prince William was received by Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh who said the UK was an important partner of Vietnam. Ms. Thinh noted that British businesses were encouraged to invest in Vietnam.