June 7, 2018
Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang, right, and JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka.
JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka held talks with Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang on June 1 in Tokyo.
Mr. Quang began by thanking Mr. Kitaoka for the large contribution Japanese ODA has made to the development of Vietnam. The two men then discussed, for Vietnam’s further sustainable development, the need to develop high value added industry, measures against climate change and the need to cultivate the next generation of leaders, and they affirmed their intent to work together to solve problems.
JICA will continue its cooperation for Vietnam based on three pillars: enhancing growth and international competitiveness, responding to such vulnerabilities as environmental problems and climate change, and strengthening governance.