Vietnamese Defence Minister Ngo Xuan Lich and his French counterpart Florence Parly signed a joint vision statement on defence cooperation for 2018-2028 at their talks in Paris on September 17 as part of the former’s ongoing visit to France.
The Vietnam-Japan relations have developed sustainably thanks to similarities in the two peoples’ characteristics - industriousness and honesty, which help enhance mutual trust, according to Japanese former Senior Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Katsuhito Asano.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on September 18 suggested the Government agencies of Vietnam and Bulgaria support the two countries’ enterprises in fostering their investment and trade cooperation in the time ahead.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has affirmed Vietnam is working towards a sustainable and effective social security system to meet the increasing demand of people, contributing to socio-economic development.
U.S. President Donald Trump appreciated steps of development in the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership when receiving a letter of credentials handed over by Vietnamese Ambassador Ha Kim Ngoc on September 17.
Vietnamese Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc held talks with his Malaysian counterpart Madinal Binti Mohamad who is in Vietnam to attend the 14th Assembly of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI).
The hosting of the Asian Associations of Supreme Audit Institutions (ASOSAI)’s 14th Assembly shows the ASOSAI community’s high valuation of the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV), while contributing to enhancing the prestige of Vietnam’s external activities, including those of the National Assembly, said NA Vice Chairman Phung Quoc Hien.
Up to 5,000 tonnes of rice that are the gift of the Vietnamese Party, State and people for the Cuban people were symbolically presented at a ceremony in Havana on September 14.
A ceremony was held in the central province of Quang Tri in the evening of September 14 to mark 45 years since Cuban leader Fidel Castro visited the liberated zone in southern Vietnam.
The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Dong Hoi Hospital in central Quang Binh province, one of the various facilities that Cuban leader Fidel Castro committed to help Vietnam during his historical trip to the liberated area in South Vietnam in September 1973, is regarded as a ‘gem’ of the friendship between the two countries.
The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF) 2018, themed “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, wrapped up on September 13 after three working days with nearly 60 discussions.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his spouse concluded a State visit to Vietnam from September 11-12 at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang.
Vietnam highly values and has made active contributions to ASEAN – China cooperation, stated Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue at the opening ceremony of 15th China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit (CABIS) and China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) in Nanning city, the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China, on September 12.
The National Assembly of Vietnam always supports the country’s friendship and strategic partnership with Indonesia – one important partner of Vietnam in ASEAN and the region, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong affirmed Vietnam’s consistent policy of attaching importance to strengthening and expanding friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Indonesia, during his reception for Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Hanoi on September 12.
A top executive of Plan International on September 12 praised the theme of the ongoing World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF on ASEAN), saying it resonates well with her organisation’s priority on young female entrepreneurs.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a dialogue on September 12 with arout 20 leaders of multinational corporations who are in Vietnam to attend the 2018 World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN).