During his stay, the Sultan also met with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong.
Atthe meetings, the two sides expressed their pleasure at the rapid andsound development of the friendship and multifaceted cooperation betweenthe two countries over the past time.
They also discussed major orientations to enhance cooperation in specific fields.
The two sides spoke highly of practical activities to mark the 40thanniversary of their diplomatic ties in 2013 and agreed to continue tomaintain the exchange of high-ranking delegations as well as cooperationbetween ministries, branches, localities and the people-to-peopleexchanges.
Both sides agreed to strengthencooperation in security-defence, labour, oil and gas,education-training, agriculture and seafood.
They also exchanged views on issues of mutual concern.-VNA