The Minister for Finance Prof Edward Scicluna stated that the Government is fully committed towards furthering its economic growth by extending its look outside the EU for new business opportunities.
During a courtesy visit with a Vietnamese delegation on Wednesday 5th November, Minister Scicluna highlighted Malta’s strengths within the accountancy, financial, legal and IT sectors. “Malta is politically and economically stable and is therefore considered as an ideal country to do business with” he said.
Profs Scicluna stated that Malta has recently entered into cooperation agreements with countries from the Asian and Gulf regions and that he would also be willing to discuss business opportunities that might be of interest to both Vietnam and Malta.
In his conclusion Minister Scicluna said that that at this stage it would be essential that relations between the two countries are set within a regulatory framework, in such a way as to encourage and facilitate mutually fruitful exchanges.
The Vietnamese delegation included the Chairman of The National Financial Supervisory Commission Mr. Vu Viet Ngoan and Mr. Nguyen Hoang the Vietnamese Ambassador to Malta.
– Friday, 7th November, 2014