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Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) meets the CEO of Pincus de Warburg Charles Kaye in New York on May 15. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh received executives from Warburg Pincus and Glenfarne Group in New York on May 15, as part of his working visit to the United States and the United Nations.

While meeting with Warburg Pincus CEO Charles Kaye, Prime Minister Chinh noted that going forward there is a need to improve the efficiency of financing and focus on key areas that can drive growth. other areas.

He pointed out that Vietnam is investing efforts in the development of strategic infrastructure, including digital and transportation infrastructure, digital transformation, combating climate change, capital market and digital transition, calling on society to private equity to promote sources of investment in Vietnam in these areas.

Clarifying issues of concern to Warburg Pincus such as the ability of Vietnamese enterprises to cooperate, macro-economic stability, infrastructure and logistics, the Prime Minister affirmed that the Vietnamese government is ready to engage with enterprises in order to respond to their questions and help them operate successfully. in the country, which shows mutual trust, sincerity, sense of responsibility and win-win cooperation.

He also asked companies, including Warburg Pincus, to fully implement their commitments and directly liaise with relevant ministries and sectors in Vietnam to promote investment.

Kaye praised Vietnam for its success in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two years, noting that his company plans to increase investment in Vietnam and help the country develop strongly in the future.

Vietnamese PM receives US business leaders in New York hinh anh 2The meeting between PM Pham Minh Chinh and Glenfarne CEO Brendan Duval in New York on May 15. (Photo: VNA)

Receiving Brendan Duval, CEO of Glenfarne Group, Prime Minister Chinh welcomed the group’s interest in Vietnam’s energy transition, and said Vietnam is about to release the electricity development plan VIII, which includes adjustments to the planning for the development of LNG power plants along the country’s route. coastal provinces. He said he hopes the group will invest in clean energy in Vietnam.

Duval, for his part, said the group operates modern and flexible LNG plants around the world, and in the long term hopes to contribute to Vietnam’s energy transition./.

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