Vietnam and Croatia are exploring the possibility of economic and tourism cooperation.Politics

Hanoi (VNA)-Vietnamese Ambassadors of Hungary and Croatia Nguyên Thi Bich Thao recently held a working session with Secretary of State Frano Matušić of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia and Secretary of State Tonči Glavina of the Croatian Tourism and Sports Agency.

Ambassador Nguyên Thi Bich Thao is working with Secretary of State Tonči Glavina of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports of Croatia. Source: VNA

A Vietnamese diplomat addressed Secretary of State Furano Matsusic to thank the Croatian government and people for donating the Covid-19 vaccine to Vietnam.

She reopens mutual visits at all levels and strengthens cooperation in international forums and organizations to harness the benefits generated by the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) to increase bilateral trade. Suggested to do.

Ambassador Nguyen Ti Bitch Sao also urged Croatia to endorse the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) and promptly approve it, while finalizing the legal framework for bilateral trade and investment. rice field.

Both sides shared the view that cooperation between Vietnam and Croatia still has ample room for agility.

Vietnam has many advantages in terms of agricultural, marine products, textiles, leather, footwear, electronics, tourism and labor, and can meet Croatia’s demand.

Meanwhile, the Croatian government’s support for EU approval of Vietnam’s “Covid-19 Vaccine Passport” will promote exchange, mutual understanding and cooperation between their business and people.

Secretary of State Furano Matsusic appreciated the potential of the economic and trade partnership and expressed his hope that his port would be the gateway to the Central European market for Vietnamese products.

He emphasized that Croatia promoted traditional friendships with Vietnam and went to two foreign ministry to discuss measures to increase exchanges between young people in both countries, especially between young people in both countries. He said he requested immediate political talks.

Croatia will become a member of the Schengen Agreement at the end of 2022 and is expected to join the euro area in early 2023, creating favorable conditions for Croatian and Vietnamese companies and citizens to strengthen cooperation. Added.

In a meeting with Secretary of State Tonchi Gravina, Ambassador Nguyen Ti Bitch Tao said he hopes that both sides will help each other in promoting tourism and promoting exchange and cooperation between businesses and citizens. rice field. She also proposed stronger cooperation and sharing of experience in the tourism industry, which is a strong sector of both countries.

Secretary of State Tonchi Gravina assists Croatia-sponsored activities when Vietnam is a member of the Executive Council of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) from 2021 to 2025 and chair of the UNWTO Tourism Commission. And expressed his hope to participate. And sustainability from 2021 to 2023.

He noted that Croatia is ready to share with Vietnam the experience of resuming safe and sustainable tourism, serving approximately 4,000 Vietnamese tourists in 2019, strengthening friendship and cooperation. He said he would like to welcome more to. – VNA