Vietnamese PM Arrives to Bulgaria Accompanied by 80 BusinessmenBusiness | June 5, 2015, Friday // 10:01| views
Bulgarian Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski. Photo: BGNES
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrives on official visit to Bulgaria on Friday accompanied by 80 businessmen.
In line with this visit, the Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency and the Embassy of Vietnam to Bulgaria are jointly organising a Bulgarian-Vietnamese business forum.
The Economy Ministry informed that the forum will be held on Friday at 15:30 local time in halls Royal 3 and Sredets of the Sofia Hotel Balkan in the capital, BGNES news agency reports.
The aim of the event is to provide opportunities for establishing direct contacts between Bulgarian enterprises and potential partners from Vietnam for cooperation in production, increasing the volume of Bulgarian exports and the exchange of good practices in production and commerce.
The business visit pays special attention to deepening the commercial-economic and investment cooperation and the practical realisation of the new model for economic development, which had been adopted by the presidents of the two countries.
Another aim of the forum is the mobilisation of efforts and strengthening the role of Bulgarian and Vietnamese business circles for achieving the above goals.
The Vietnamese PM will be accompanied by a 80-member business delegation, representing 31 of the largest Vietnamese corporations and firms.
Representatives from the following businesses are included in the Vietnamese delegation – banking, agriculture and forestry, food industry, wood processing and furniture production, infrastructure and construction, energy and renewable energy sources, textile and clothing, electronics, tourism, real estate.
A film presentation on the investment environment in Vietnam will be shown during the forum, the main focus of the event being on encouraging direct contacts between Bulgarian and Vietnamese business circles.
The forum is part of the events organised in marking the 65th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations between Bulgaria and Vietnam.
The Bulgarian-Vietnamese forum is organised in fulfillment of the project on encouraging internationalisation of Bulgarian enterprises.
It is funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Development of the Competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy Operational Programme for the 2007-2013 programme period.
The Vietnamese PM will also hold private meetings on Friday with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov and President Rosen Plevneliev.
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