Pakistan, Vietnam Agree to Further Strengthen Bilateral Ties

ISLAMABAD: The second round of the “Pakistan-Vietnam Bilateral Political Consultations” was held here on Friday.

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua led the Pakistani side, while Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Dinh Quy was leading the Vietnamese delegation, said a press release.

They evaluated the current state of bilateral cooperation and identified further areas of mutual interest and cooperation including economy, commerce, trade and investment, defence, education, culture and sports.

The two sides also expressed satisfaction with their cooperation at multilateral forums and agreed to continue and further strengthen cooperation at the UN through support for each other’s candidatures.

The two sides expressed desire to further deepen the relationship through frequent high-level visits. The two sides exchanged views on regional and international issues.

Janjua briefed the Vietnamese delegation on Pakistan-India relations and human rights’ violations in Indian occupied Kashmir.

The Vietnamese deputy foreign minister underscored the need for Pakistan’s role as a regional power and appreciated Pakistan’s economic development.

 Published here.