Receiving the outgoing diplomat in Hanoi on August 28, the host said that the two countries’ bilateral relations have seen astronomical growth over the past few years however there is still great potential cooperation for the two sides.
President Sang said that the two countries ought to enhance high-ranking delegation exchanges and establish an inter-government committee to accelerate co-operation programmes.
He hoped that in his new position, the ambassador would make his utmost efforts to further relations between the two countries.
The Nigerian Ambassador spoke highly of Vietnamese exports with high competitiveness in price and quality, believing that Vietnamese products such as cashew, footwear, garments and technology will see an increase in export to Nigeria over the coming time.
He called on Vietnamese enterprises to invest in Nigeria where they will have chances to enlarge their markets to Western African countries, suggesting that Vietnamese businesses could grow and process cashew in Nigeria for export.
Regarding education co-operation, the ambassador said that some 200 Nigerian students are studying in Hanoi University of Technology, FPT University and Vietnam Maritime University.