President Nicolae Timofti today received the accreditation letters from the Kiev-based Slovenian and Vietnamese Ambassadors to Moldova, Nataša Prah and, respectively, Minh Tri Nguyen.
At the meeting with Nataša Prah, Nicolae Timofti praised Slovenia’s constant and consistent support provided to Moldova, in order to advance on the European integration path. (video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zfLFg2eEMs&feature=youtu.be)
Timofti thanked the Slovenian authorities for having included Moldova on the list of those five priority states, which would benefit from the Slovenian Assistance Programme for 2011-2015. Projects on infrastructure modernisation and social protection would be financed within this programme.
Nataša Prah informed Timofti that the Slovenian parliament would ratify the Moldova-EU Association Agreement as soon as possible.
Nataša Prah said that Slovenia would provide Moldova with the needed expertise, in order to speed up the process of Moldova’s aligning with the standards of the European Union.
During the meeting with Minh Tri Nguyen, Nicolae Timofti voiced satisfaction with the development of the bilateral trade ties and highlighted the Vietnamese authorities’ support provided to carry out a mission of promoting the Moldovan wine products on the Vietnamese market in April 2013. (video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sATnNgDfg7w&feature=youtu.be)
Timofti welcomed the presence of Vietnamese business people in the pharmaceutical sector of Moldova and spoke out for attracting Vietnamese investments in other sectors of the national economy.