Nigeria, Vietnam agree on visa waiver for diplomatic passport holders

Nigeria, Vietnam agree on visa waiver for diplomatic passport holders

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ho received the Deputy Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Prof. Vuong Hue witnessed the signing and exc

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ho received the Deputy Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Prof. Vuong Hue witnessed the signing and exchange of the Memorandum of Understanding on waiver of visa requirements for holders of valid diplomatic and official passports.

Osinbajo in toasting to this feat said that both countries had maintained long standing diplomatic relations since 1976 but no high-level engagements.
“So, this visit is very significant because we will be looking at the possibility of setting up a bilateral commission between Vietnam and Nigeria so that we can concretise the existing areas of cooperation that we discussed earlier today.

“I am confident that we can build on the successes recorded in the past while we work on boosting cooperation in business, trade and investment and social and cultural relationship between both countries. We agreed on promoting a friendly football match between our countries. The Super Eagles and the Vietnamese national team and as well the Vietnamese female national team and our Super Falcons.”

In his response, Hue said both countrie had a lot of things in common. He said that aside boosting economic and trade ties, there was need to enhance cultural relationship. Hue said that the Vietnamese national team was a strong side in Asia and that he was looking forward to a friendly match between both male and female national teams of both countries.