Panama wants to learn Vietnam’s development experience

Friday, 2019-07-05 10:28:30
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Newly-elected President of Panama Laurentino Cortizo Cohen exchanging with Vietnamese Ambassador to Mexico and Panama Nguyen Hoai Duong (C). (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Newly-elected President of Panama Laurentino Cortizo Cohen recently voiced his hope to learn Vietnam’s experience in development.

He made the remark when receiving Vietnamese Ambassador to Mexico and Panama Nguyen Hoai Duong, who was also the special envoy of the Vietnamese President to attend the Panamanian President’s inauguration ceremony.

The politician sworn in as President for the 2019-2024 term on July 1.

At the event, the Vietnamese diplomat conveyed wishes of Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong to the Panamanian President which express the hope that under his leadership, the government and people of Panama will prosper and the Vietnam-Panama cooperation and friendship be strengthened in all fields.

In reply, Cortizo spoke highly of Vietnam’s remarkable and comprehensive development, adding that his country wants to learn many things from Vietnam, especially in agricultural development, hunger eradication and poverty reduction.