Vietnam attaches importance to ties with Belgium, a founding member with an important role in the European Union, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told King Philippe of Belgium during their meeting in Brussels on October 18.
Belgium’s lower house of parliament backs expanding cooperation with Vietnam at all levels, said President of the Chamber of Representatives Siegfried Bracke when meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Brussels on October 17.
Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in Belgium, the Vietnamese mission to the European Union (EU) and the Vietnamese community in the country as part of her working trip to the European Parliament (EP) on April 4.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visits to Austria, Belgium, Denmark and the European Union (EU) have arrived at a fine success that created many breakthroughs and an important driving force to bring Vietnam’s relations with partners to a depth, manifesting Vietnam’s responsibility to the international community’s common issues.
The Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Belgium announced at a joint press conference in Brussels on October 16 that they had agreed to promote cooperation between the two countries in multiple fields.
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).
Overseas consignments to Belgium jumped 10.68% to US$1.4 billion for the nine months leading up to October, according to the latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
PSNews – Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Thanh, Deputy Minister of Public Security, received Ms. Jahanne Roccas, Ambassador of Belgium to Vietnam.