MINSK, 17 May (BelTA) - Consul General of Belarus in Ho Chi Minh City Ruslan Varankov met with Director General of the Department of Foreign Relations of this Vietnamese city Tran Phuoc Anh, BelTA learned from the Belarusian foreign mission in Ho Chi Minh City.
The parties discussed the state and prospects of interregional cooperation between Belarus and the southern regions of Vietnam, primarily in trade and economy.
The issues related to the launch of the Belarusian Consulate General in the Vietnamese city were touched upon.
Ruslan Varankov was appointed Consul General of Belarus in Ho Chi Minh City on 21 March 2022. On 28 April, he presented a consular patent to the Acting Director of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Pham Hoang Tung. During the conversation, the parties noted the friendly nature of relations between Belarus and Vietnam, reaffirmed commitment to furthering and building up mutually beneficial cooperation and discussed the promising areas of bilateral regional cooperation.