Vietnamese Deputy PM Nguyen to Visit Israel

(Communicated by Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
31 October 1999

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Cong Tan will visit Israel between 1-3.11.99, as a guest of Agriculture Minister Haim Oron. Deputy PM Nguyen is the most senior Vietnamese official to visit Israel since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1993. He will be accompanied by a delegation of senior government and business officials from the diplomatic, industrial, agricultural and commercial fields.

During the visit, Deputy PM Nguyen will meet Agricultural Minister Oron and Industry and Trade Minister Ran Cohen to discuss industrial and agricultural cooperation, and will visit companies, mainly in the agricultural sector.