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Taoiseach meets Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam


The Taoiseach Mr. Brian Cowen T.D. will this morning meet Mr. Hoàng Trung Hai, Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam in Government Buildings.

The Deputy PM is heading up a large business delegation with participants from Vietnamese industry, energy, technology and financial sector, who will have a specific programme organised by Enterprise Ireland.

The Taoiseach said " our discussions will focus on opportunities to expand trade and investment between Ireland and Vietnam and to encourage Vietnamese companies to explore new business linkages with their Irish counterparts. Our discussions will also include development co-operation as Vietnam is a priority country for Ireland's overseas development aid programme."