Prime Minister of Vietnam met with Hong Kong business leaders

(14 September 2016)

VGP – As part of his visit to Hong Kong, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Wednesday met with leaders of the Special Administrative Region’s top businesses.


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc receives Dr Jonathan Choi, Chairman of Sunwah Group and Permanent Honorary President of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

Dr. Jonathan Choi, Chairman of the Sunwah Group and Permanent Honorary President of the Hong Kong Chinese General Chamber of Commerce spoke highly of the direct dialogue between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Hong Kong investors during the Hong Kong – Vietnam Business and Investment Forum. These businesses include Sunwah and other well-known corporations from Hong Kong.

He also appreciated Vietnam’s socioeconomic achievements and the Vietnamese Government’s determination and policies to improve the country’s business environment.

Hong Kong investors pledged to pour investment in Vietnam, particularly in such domains like energy, infrastructure, industrial zone development, real estate, tourism, banking and finance, education, textile among others.

Prime Minister Phuc said that Vietnam has amended the investment law in a bid to develop an open and stable business environment and is stepping up reform of administrative procedures, particularly in taxation and custom areas.

The Vietnamese Government regards private sector as the driving force of national development and requests local authorities to take care of investors and work with them to timely remove difficulties against businesses, according to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vietnam is now in great need of foreign investment in various fields but foreign investors must strictly comply with the country’s regulations on environmental protection, said the Government Chief.

Source: VGP

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