On October 17, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev met with President of Vietnam Vo Van Thuyong as part of his working visit to China. The leaders discussed the expansion of mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries, primarily in the trade and economic sphere.
Vietnam is an important traditional partner of Uzbekistan in the Asia-Pacific region. In recent years, contacts have been intensified at various levels, and the volumes of mutual trade and the number of joint ventures are growing. Among other things, opportunities for cooperation between leading companies in the furniture and textile industries have been noted, including within the framework of special economic zones and industrial parks. The leaders of the two countries also called for the development of exchanges in the fields of culture, education, and tourism.