Spanish Queen Sofia has pledged to contribute more to further promoting relations between Spanish and Vietnamese women by participating in international projects for rural women's advancement and to develop small credit funds for household economy for the poor.
The Queen said so at a meeting with Ha Thi Khiet, President of the Viet Nam Women's Association (VWA) in Ha Noi on Feb. 20, during an official visit to Viet Nam by King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia
The King today animated to redouble efforts for "impelling without delay" the economic relations and cultural Hispanic-Vietnameses and endorsed the way undertaken by the authorities of Hanoi to advance in the institutional reforms and the opening to the market economy.
Don Juan Carlos emphasized the bet of Spain to foment the enterprise presence and the cultural cooperation with Vietnam during the supper in full dress offered by the Vietnamese president, Tran Duc Luong, with occasion of the first official visit from the Kings to this country of Southeast Asia.
The Chief of State of Vietnam chose for this protocolic act the House of Opera de Hanoi, the same scene in which, after the supper, she was present at next to the Kings and accompanied of his wife a representation of folclore local and a performance of the flamenco ballet of Eva Marijuana, spectacle with which Spain wishes to intensify the curiosity by the Spanish culture between the Vietnamese.
I have split the Spanish State Visits to Vietnam and Thailand into two threads. This thread is the State Visit to Vietnam and will be moved to the Spanish forum once the visit is over. The State Visit to Thailand thead will remain in this forum and can be found here.
Hanoi, 21 feb (EFE). - The King today animated to increase the Spanish enterprise presence in Vietnam, in his intervention before the First forum of businessmen of both countries which he attends an outstanding Spanish representation headed by the president of Ceoe, Jose Maria Caves.
In the last day of their visit from State to this communist country of immersed Southeast Asia in the heat of reform towards the market economy, the King and Reina Doña Sofía became familiar in addition with the projects that the Spanish cooperation develops in Vietnam and received the small resident Spanish colony.
"The enviable economic growth of Vietnam, its enormous potential and its process of reforms, are animating to the Spanish companies to bet by the economic development and social of this great country", it affirmed the King in his speech before the enterprise forum. "Desire to animate to all the presents to analyze these expectations, to be able to work and to collaborate in mutual benefit", added, after indicating that "the presence of Spanish companies in some sectors already begins to be reality, like the power one and the tourist one" and to emphasize the possibilities in other fields.