The 19th National Conference on Foreign Affairs coincides with the 30th Diplomatic Conference to stay abreast with the latest developments in region and the wider world, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in his speech opening the event in Hanoi on August 12.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on August 11 cabled a message of congratulations to the Central Committee of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and its President Samdech Techo Hun Sen on the successful election of the 6th National Assembly and the victory of the CPP in the election.
The 30th Diplomatic Conference will take place in Hanoi from August 12-17, with the aim of seeking ways to make the sector better serve nation building and development.
The Vietnam-US Comprehensive Partnership has seen remarkable progress over the past few years with important achievements obtained in all areas, but huge potential remains unleashed for the cooperation between the two countries, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong held a meeting on August 10 with visiting Japanese State Minister for Foreign Affairs Kazuyuki Nakane, who said his country wants to further promote concrete cooperation projects with the city.
The Vietnamese Ambassador to the United Nations Dang Dinh Quy has written about Vietnam’s contributions to the United Nations’ forums on the occasion of the 30th Diplomatic Conference scheduled to be held in Hanoi from August 12-17.
The comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and India is enjoying dynamic and substantive development, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to India Ton Sinh Thanh.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang on August 10 voiced Vietnam’s resolute objection to China’s recent activities in Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago and reiterated Vietnam’s sovereignty over the islands.
VOV.VN -Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh affirmed the Vietnamese Party and State’s high regard for the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) at a meeting in Hanoi on August 9 with relevant ministries and agencies to review preparatory work for this important event.
President Tran Dai Quang has asked newly-accredited ambassadors and heads of Vietnamese representative offices overseas to promote economic diplomacy to serve the country’s sustainable development.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 8 signed decisions on disciplinary actions against high-ranking police officials due to their very serious wrongdoings during their work.
President Tran Dai Quang has sent a message of congratulations to President of Singapore Halimah Yacob on the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the National Day of Singapore (August 9).
The 26th session of the 14th National Assembly Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on August 8 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam held a flag-hoisting ceremony in Hanoi on August 8 to mark the 51st Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Vietnam has actively got involved in the realisation of ASEAN commitments since the country joined the association on July 28, 1995, according Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 7 asked the public security force to effectively implement plans in order to protect the absolute safety of the country’s major events as well as activities of Party and State leaders, and build a society of order and safety.
President Tran Dai Quang on August 7 hosted separate receptions for the new ambassadors from Chile, the United Kingdom (UK) of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Poland, Gambia, Uganda, Nepal, Jamaica, Guatemala and Botswana as they came to present their credentials to the State leader.
More than 150 heads of Vietnamese representative agencies abroad and leaders of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) gathered at a conference in Hanoi on August 7 to discuss measures to enhance the effectiveness of activities related to overseas Vietnamese (OV) and citizen protection.
Vietnam pays heeds to fortifying its relations with Rwanda, a potential partner of the country in East Africa, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh stated on August 7.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on August 6 presented gifts of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) to policy beneficiaries, families of Agent Orange/Dioxin victims and poor children in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.