President Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at phones talks with Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga that he is delighted at the strong and comprehensive development of the extensive strategic partnership between the two countries.
He thanked the Government and people of Japan for actively supporting Vietnam in the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic.
The President affirmed that Vietnam will continue to accompany Japanese businesses working in Vietnam to remove difficulties due to Covid-19.
He also congratulated Japan on successfully hosting the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
In reply, Prime Minister Suga thanked Vietnam for its coordination in organizing the Olympics, contributing to the overall success of the Olympic Games.
He also expressed thanks to Vietnam for its support to Japanese businesses in Vietnam.
Prime Minister Suga said that Japan will continue to support Vietnam in epidemic prevention and control.
He said Japan will provide additional 400,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Vietnam in September. The number raises the total vaccines donated by Japan to Vietnam to 3.58 million doses./.