- Title: Mozambique's prime minister visits Vietnam in bid to strengthen ties
- Date: 1st August 2017
- Summary: ***WARNING CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** VARIOUS OF ROSARIO AND PHUC WALKING IN AND SHAKING HANDS MEETING IN PROGRESS PHUC SPEAKING ROSARIO LISTENING MOZAMBIQUE DELEGATION SITTING ROSARIO SPEAKING PHUC LISTENING ROSARIO SPEAKING VIETNAMESE OFFICIALS SITTING MEETING IN PROGRESS VARIOUS OF ROSARIO AND PHUC WALKING INTO NEWS CONFERENCE ROOM (SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) MOZAMBIQUE'S PRIME MINISTER, CARLOS AGOSTINHO DO ROSARIO, SAYING: "From this podium we would like to say to the Vietnamese people, to the Vietnamese businessmen, to follow Movitel's example and invest in Mozambique, in Mozambique we have peace, we have a rich and vast land, Mozambicans are hard workers and constitute a very large labour force." NEWS CONFERENCE IN PROGRESS (SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) MOZAMBIQUE'S PRIME MINISTER, CARLOS AGOSTINHO DO ROSARIO, SAYING: "We are very glad to have witnessed the signing of various memorandums, including the aerial connection that will bring Mozambique and Vietnam closer." NEWS CONFERENCE IN PROGRESS MOZAMBIQUE AND VIETNAMESE FLAGS ROSARIO AND PHUC SITTING AT SIGNING CEREMONY OFFICIALS SITTING DOWN TO SIGN DOCUMENTS VIETNAMESE OFFICIAL SIGNING MOZAMBICAN OFFICIAL SIGNING OFFICIALS EXCHANGING OF DOCUMENTS SIGNING CEREMONY IN PROGRESS
- Embargoed: 15th August 2017 09:29
- Keywords: Mozambique Carlos Agostinho Do Rosario Nguyen Xuan Phuc state visit Vietnam Mozambique
- Location: HANOI, VIETNAM
- City: HANOI, VIETNAM
- Country: Vietnam
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0046SBR8SN
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Mozambique Prime Minister Carlos Agostinho do Rosario kicked off a four-day official visit to Vietnam on Tuesday (August 1) aimed at strengthening ties with Hanoi.
Rosario met with his Vietnam counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc before overseeing the signing of agreements in aviation services and wildlife protection.
Bilateral trade between the two countries reached more than $100 million in 2016, with Vietnam exporting $72.5 million worth of goods to the African nation.
Vietnam and Mozambique established diplomatic ties in June 1975.
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