Malaysia Prime Minister welcomed in Vietnam
Economic relations have become the key pillar of bilateral relations in the post-pandemic.
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob was greeted by his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh on March 21.
| The three-day visit is expected to boost economic ties in the post-pandemic following the signing of the Plan of Action (POA) 2021-2025 for the Implementation of the Framework for Strategic Partnership. Photos: VGP, MOFA|
The visit is of significance ahead of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
| This is the first visit to Vietnam paid by the Malaysian PM since his inauguration in August 2021. |
|Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob (L) and Vietnam's PM Pham Minh Chinh in Hanoi on Mar 21. |
| Malaysia is currently Vietnam’s second-largest trade partner in ASEAN. |
| The two countries set a bilateral trade target of US$18 billion for 2025. |
| Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah and Vietnam’s Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son in Hanoi on Mar 19. |
| The two top diplomats signed an agreement ơn The two top diplomats signed an agreement on bilateral and multilateral cooperation.|