Vietnam government pledges co-op revolution

The Vietnamese government is committed to a bringing in co-operative revolution, said prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

He was speaking at the 10th Asia-Pacific Co-operative Ministers’ Conference in Hanoi, where he said the co-op model was  important for national development, with around 70% of the country’s population living in rural areas.

The plan is to increase the number of co-ops in Vietnam by 15,000 by 2020, said Mr Nguyen.

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