The Speaker famous with pleasure the constructive growth of the Vietnam-Australia strategic partnership, and spoke extremely of efforts made by each side to strengthen their relationship pragmatically and intensively, with the Australia-Vietnam Enhanced Financial Engagement Technique (EEES) put in place.
He congratulated Vietnam on its socio-economic achievements final yr, saying Vietnam maintained its constructive financial development and Australia has grow to be the tenth largest commerce associate of the Southeast Asian nation regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wallace additionally lauded Vietnam’s efficiency within the pandemic battle and COVID-19 vaccination, which, he mentioned, can be a basis for the 2 international locations to quickly resume business flights and step up financial, commerce and funding ties in addition to people-to-people exchanges.
For his half, Thanh mentioned Vietnam all the time retains in thoughts Australia’s beneficial assist throughout its explanation for nationwide development and growth over the previous 50 years, together with Australia’s donation of COVID-19 vaccines to the nation.
Each officers consented to beef up the bilateral relationship, particularly their legislative ties, in direction of the fiftieth founding anniversary of diplomatic relations (1973-2023).
They mentioned the institution of parliamentarians’ teams to strengthen the connection, and shared the hope for the additional trade of visits by leaders of the 2 international locations in efforts to advance their strategic partnership to a brand new top.