JAKARTA — Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính met his counterpart from the Cook Islands Mark Brown in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday, within the framework of the 43rd ASEAN Summit and related meetings. The two PMs once again spoke highly of the signing of the Joint Communiqué to establish diplomatic relations between Việt Nam and the Cook Islands on April 26, 2022, saying it has opened up numerous opportunities for bilateral cooperation in various promising areas. In the coming time, both sides will send delegates to the International Fisheries Forum in the Cook Islands in December and the International Rice Festival in Việt Nam scheduled for the end of this year. PM Brown wished to share experience in socioeconomic development as well as global and regional integration with Việt Nam. He thanked PM Chính for his invitation to Việt Nam and promised to pay a visit soon.