PM Nguyen Tan Dung sets off for US visit

PM_NGUYEN_TAN_DUNG_OF_VIETNAM.jpgPrime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung left Hanoi on June 22 morning for an official visit to the US from June 23-26 as a guest of President George W. Bush.

The visit aims to continue implementing Vietnam ’s open foreign policy of diversification and multilateralisation of international relations, including bilateral ties with the US .

It is also expected to strengthen the friendship and multifaceted cooperation for mutual benefits between the two nations, particularly in economics, trade, investment, education, training, science, technology and environment.

PM Dung will take the occasion to call for more contributions by overseas Vietnamese in the US to the homeland. He will also exchange views with the host on regional and international issues of mutual concern.

The PM is accompanied by Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem, Minister and Head of the Government Office Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Minister of Planning and Investment Vo Hong Phuc, Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang, and other officials.