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8:40 PM, 16/03/2016

PM welcomes IFM Managing Director

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung on Wednesday highly valued the International Monetary Fund’s technical assistance and policy recommendations for Viet Nam while meeting with Managing Director Christine Lagarde who is on a working visit to the Southeast Asian country.

PM Nguyen Tan Dung welcomes IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Ha Noi, March 16, 2016. Photo:VGP

Viet Nam consistently pursues the fast and sustainable development goal as well as social progress and equality, affirmed PM Dung.

To attain the annual growth rate of 7% in the next five years, the country is stepping up reform, improving governance capacity and institutions, and promoting democracy, the Government chief said.

He called on the IMF to further assist Viet Nam in policy making process and heightening the country’s prestige on the international arena.

Ms. Christine Lagarde said the IMF is planning to provide training assistance to Viet Nam apart from financial support.

She showed strong impressions on Viet Nam’s comprehensive socio-economic development achievements during the past years, noticeably economic stability, low inflation, and sharp poverty reduction.

Ms. Christine Lagarde suggested Viet Nam should raise productivity and business competitiveness to spur development.

The IMF expects deeper and more effective cooperation with Viet Nam, standing ready to back the country to realize the Millennium Development Goals, she confirmed.

Earlier, the IMF Managing Director had separate working sessions with Governor of the State Bank of Viet Nam Nguyen Van Binh and Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung./.

By Hai Minh

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