The Hanoitimes - Throughout the recent Hanoi summit, international media has covered news of not only about the event, but also Vietnam and its people, showing the country’s growing status on the world map.
Vietnam has established a significant geopolitical status following the second North Korea – US summit in Hanoi, according to Philipp Rosler, executive director of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and former vice chancellor of Germany.
Throughout the summit, international media has covered news of not only about the summit, but also Vietnam and its people, showing the country’s growing status on the world map, Rosler said in a meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 13.
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (l) and Philipp Rosler, executive director of the World Economic Forum (WEF). Source: VGP.
Rosler highly regarded the dialogue session between Phuc and investors in Zurich, which was held on the sidelines of the WEF Davos 2019, adding that international investors have been impressed with Vietnam’s contributions to the event.
Additionally, Rosler appreciated Vietnam’s policy in supporting international investors doing business in the country, saying he would continue to promote cooperation and support activities with Vietnam.
At the meeting, Phuc expected Rosler, with high expertise in international economy, to contribute more to Vietnam socio-economic development, especially the development of the business community.
With the focus on start-ups, Phuc requested Rosler to share his experience to facilitate a more substantial development of the Vietnamese startup community in Vietnam in the coming time.
Over the course of economic development, Vietnam’s business environment has undergone significant transformation, Phuc added.
As of present, Vietnam has over 26,000 valid FDI projects with registered capital of US$350 billion.