The Prime Minister made the remark while receiving Germany’s Minister of Economics and Technology Philipp Roesler in Hanoi on September 18.
Applauding Roesler’s visit, PM Dung expressed his delight at the increasing development of the sound relationship between Vietnam and Germany in various fields, ranging from politics, economy, trade and investment to development co-operation, education and training, and culture, particularly since the two countries set up their strategic partnership in last October.
He spoke highly of the working results between Roesler and leaders of ministries and sectors of Vietnam, affirming the support for the two sides to effectively implement the signed co-operation agreements, especially in infrastructure building, trade, education and training and development aid.
PM Dung suggested that the two sides step up the implementation of the agreed projects, such as the metro line No.2 in Ho Chi Minh City, the German House and the Vietnam-Germany University and German International School, as part of efforts to boost the effectiveness of co-operation between the two countries.
He also asked Germany for the its support in the resolving of issues in the East Sea through peaceful negotiations, based on the international law.
Roesler said the aim of his Vietnam visit is to further strengthen the relationship between the two countries in all fields, especially economics, trade, investment, and education and training.
The Minister emphasised that Germany supports Vietnam in boosting comprehensive co-operation with the European Union (EU) and speeding up the approval process of the Vietnam-EU free trade agreement.
He affirmed that Germany is willing to help Vietnam in areas of finance, science and technology, as well as to increase its development aid to Vietnam.