(VOVWORLD) -Vietnamese Ambassador to Australia Nguyen Tat Thanh paid an official visit to Tasmania state, southern Australia over the past two days to strengthen connection and expand cooperation in areas of mutual interest. The visit was made at the invitation of Premier Jeremy Rockliff.
Premier Jeremy Rockliff (L) and Ambassador to Australia Nguyen Tat Thanh (R) (Photo: Vietnamese Embassy in Australia)
During his reception for the Vietnamese diplomat, Rockliff expressed his delight at outstanding achievements in the Australia-Vietnam strategic partnership, and hoped that the two countries will further tighten this relationship.
He said the Tasmania authority is promoting cooperation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), including Vietnam.
He stressed that the Tasmanian Trade Strategy 2019-2025 will soon be adjusted in the direction of prioritizing cooperation with a number of potential countries, including Vietnam.
Ambassador Thanh noted with pleasure activities to strengthen connection between Tasmania and localities of Vietnam, especially in its strengths such as mining, agro-forestry-aquaculture, response to climate change, renewable energy, tourism, sea and ocean.