Top leaders of Vietnam have expressed sympathy with their Lao counterparts over the great losses in humans and property caused by the collapse of Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam in the Lao province of Attapeu on July 23.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting in Hanoi on July 24 with Speaker of the House of Representatives of Australia Tony Smith, who said his country will keep assisting Vietnam in the latter’s development process.
As Vietnam and Australia have raised their relationship to the status of strategic partnership, both countries should now step up collaboration in the foundational sectors of economy, trade and investment, security and defence, education and training, and high-tech agriculture, said President Tran Dai Quang.
Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives Tony Smith has expressed his belief that the legislative cooperation and people-to-people exchange between Vietnam and Australia are strong evidence of the development of their bilateral ties.
-National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and Speaker of the House of Representatives of Australia Tony Smith have applauded the more trustworthy political ties and high-level delegation exchange as a way of consolidating political trust and comprehensive partnership between Vietnam and Australia.
Sen. Lieut. Gen. Pham Ngoc Minh, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army, has suggested that Vietnam’s and India’s naval forces should focus on seeking cooperation possibilities in shipbuilding, ship repair and maintenance.
The Dong Loc T-junction in the central province of Ha Tinh has gone down in history with the heroic sacrifice of hundreds of war heroes, especially the ten young female volunteers, during the war to liberate the southern region and reunify the country, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The Vietnam-Belgium Friendship Association and the Belgian Embassy in Vietnam have held an exchange in Hanoi to mark the 187th National Day (July 21, 1831) of the European nation and 45 years of the two countries’ diplomatic ties (March 22, 1973).
Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung highlighted the role of maritime connectivity between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India at the 10th Delhi Dialogue on July 19.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc inspected the wastewater treatment and manufacturing process at Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company on July 20, nearly one year since his visit to check its environmental protection commitment following the marine environment incident in 2016.
A delegation of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) led by Vice President Nguyen Thi Thu Hong paid a working visit to Greece on July 15-20 at the invitation of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on July 19 sent a message of congratulations to Mohamad Ariff bin Md Yusof on his election as Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat, the lower house of the Parliament of Malaysia.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc spoke of his appreciation for the Vietnam visit by Chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) Hiroyuki Ishige with the aim of promoting Japanese businesses’ investment in the Southeast Asian nation.
Vietnam and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will chair an international conference in early September, aiming to improve the country’s capacity of taking part in UN peacekeeping activities.
President Tran Dai Quang has highlighted that the Party, State and society always pay special attention to the caring of war martyrs’ relatives and families of those who rendered service to the national revolution.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed the Vietnamese Government’s best efforts to cultivate relations with Laos at a reception in Hanoi on July 18 for Vice Chairman of the Lao National Assembly Sengnuon Sayalat.
President Tran Dai Quang hosted a reception for Lao National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairman Sengnouane Xayalath in Hanoi on July 18, during which he hailed the effective partnership between the legislatures of the two nations.
The Government needs to change itself in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) in order to be able to govern the country in the digital age, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong noted with satisfaction the growing special solidarity as well as achievement greatly contributed by the two National Assemblies at a July 17 reception in Hanoi for Vice Chairman of the Lao National Assembly (NA) Sengnouane Xayalath.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan said the National Assembly, the provincial and municipal People's Councils of Vietnam will hold more experience sharing meetings at Laos’ request while receiving with visiting Lao NA Vice Chairman Sengnouane Xayalat in Hanoi on July 17.