Saturday, 23 August 2014 00:00
Vietnam hopes to work closely with Sri Lanka to fight crimes, especially those involving e-commerce and credit in accordance with agreements signed earlier, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
During a meeting between Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Ministry of Law and Order Secretary Nanda Mallawaarachchi on Thursday, Phuc sought closer collaboration in ensuring security in both countries. Other areas of possible cooperation include trade, investment, education and tourism.
Phuc also thanked Sri Lanka for supporting Vietnam’s bid for a seat at the 2014-2016 United Nations Human Rights Council, the 2016-2018 UN Economic and Social Council and 2020-2022 UN Security Council.
The Deputy Prime Minister called for mutual support at regional and global forums for peace and stability in the region and the world. In their talks, Mallawaarachchi briefed Phuc of the outcome of his working session with Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security. He expressed hope that ties between the two ministries would go a long way towards benefiting both countries. (Colombogazette)