During the official working visit to Latvia, Vice President of Vietnam Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh together with representatives from different ministries and the press also visited Riga Technical University (RTU).
During the visit, RTU Deputy Rector for International Academic Cooperation and Studies, Professor Igors Tipāns presented the guests study programmes and opportunities offered by RTU to foreign students, while Deputy Vice-Rector for Research, Professor Gatis Bažbauers informed about the areas of scientific research at RTU. At the end of the visit, the Vice President and the accompanying delegation visited the Faculty of Architecture and the Design Factory.
During the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkēvičs, bilateral relations between Latvia and Vietnam were discussed, underlining the importance of regular political dialogue and visits, as well as the intention to expand economic cooperation.
Vice President of Vietnam was on a working visit to Latvia from 19 to 22 October. During the visit, she also met the President Raimonds Vējonis and the Speaker of the Saeima (the Latvian Parliament) Ināra Mūrniece, as well as visited the Latvian National Museum of Art and met representatives of the Vietnamese community in Latvia.