PM hopes for Japan’s continued cooperation in pandemic combat

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(VOVWORLD) - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has suggested the Japanese government and relevant agencies continue to cooperate with Vietnam in the fight against COVID-19. At a reception on Thursday for Japanese Ambassador Yamada Takio, the Vietnamese leader asked for Japan’s support in transferring COVID-19 vaccine production technology to Vietnam.
PM hopes for Japan’s continued cooperation in pandemic combat - ảnh 1Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh receives Japanese Ambassador Yamada Takio, Hanoi, June 15, 2021. 

PM Chinh called on Japanese to continue investing in Vietnam, especially in infrastructure development and areas where Japan has strengths and Vietnam has potential.

Ambassador Takio delivered a message from Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to PM Chinh, which announced the decision to provide Vietnam with 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, saying that this is a testament to the deep friendship between them.

Japanese associations and 36 businesses in Vietnam have donated more than 1.7 million USD to Vietnam’s COVID-19 vaccine fund, he said, adding that more donations will be made in the future.

Ambassador Takio affirmed the Japanese government's strong cooperation commitment with Vietnam, saying that Vietnam is still the best investment destination for Japanese companies and investors.