Deputy PM greets Lao Chief Judge

During the meeting, the two leaders shared their views that the 15th meeting of the Vietnam-Cambodia Joint Committee on Economic, Culture and Scientific and Technological Cooperation and the 9th Conference on cooperation and development of Vietnamese and Cambodian border localities taking place at a time when the two countries are celebrating the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties (June 24, 1967). These events will contribute to consolidating and fostering the traditional friendship and neighbourliness between the two nations.Activities marking the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties will make people of all walks of life, especially young ones, gain a better understanding of the traditional…... [read more]

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Deputy PM, President of the Government Inspection Authority of Laos Bunthoong Chitmany, Ha Noi, August 23, 2017 - Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu PM Phuc affirmed that the visit of Bunthoong Chitmany represents the solidarity and close ties between the two Parties, States, Governments, and peoples. He was convinced that the Viet Nam-Laos friendship and solidarity year attained fine outcomes.The host leader congratulated the great achievements which the Party, State, and people of Laos have attained in socio-economic development and expressed his delight to witness the friendly solidarity and special cooperation between the two countries in a practical manner.On this occasion, PM Phuc recommended the…... [read more]

Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai (R) greets former UK Prime Minister (Source :VNA)Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai received visiting former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair in Hanoi on October 19. During the reception, the Vietnamese official highlighted recently fruitful cooperation between Vietnam and the UK in all fields, stressing that the UK is one of Vietnam’s leading economic partners in the EU. Economic and trade links between the two countries recorded positive results, with two-way trade hitting 3.48 billion USD in 2014. The UK operates 217 investment projects worth 4.43 billion USD in Vietnam, ranking 15 th among 105…... [read more]

NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 6 for a delegation of outstanding individuals from ethnic minority groups in the south-central coastal province of Binh Thuan. Speaking at the meeting, Deputy PM Phuc underscored the Party and State’s special attention to remote mountainous, ethnic and disadvantaged regions in boosting the local socio-economic development, and maintaining national defence and security. Praising the delegates’ contributions to their communities and for working together to boost local socio-economic development and maintain social security and order, the Deputy PM asked them to encourage local people to abide…... [read more]

NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung hosted a reception in Hanoi, on September 18, for Yoshinori Katayama, Senior Vice President of Mitsubishi Corporation (Japan).Speaking at the meeting, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung acknowledged and appreciated the efforts made by Japanese investors in Vietnam, including those participating in the Vung Ang II thermal power project. As planned, the plant is expected to commence commercial operations in 2021. However, a number of obstacles still remain that have affected the progress of the project.Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung said that the concerned parties should actively negotiate further in order to…... [read more]

Talking to Thai AmbassadorPanyarak Poolthup, the Deputy PM said he hopes the situation in Thailandwill be stabilised as soon as possible. He suggested that the twocountries maintain high-level contacts and exchange of visits, as wellas sign a plan of action to deploy their strategic partnership which wasset up in November 2013 when the situation permits. Deputy PM Minh also urged that the two countries make greater effortsto raise two-way trade to 15 billion USD in 2020 and soon signcooperation agreements in the fields of labour, sports and science andtechnology. At the same time, Vietnam and Thailand should continue to work…... [read more]

Vietnamese Deputy PM Nguyễn Thiện Nhân (R) and UNESCO Chief of Hà Nội Office Katherine Muller Marin, Hà Nội, August 30, 2010 – Photo: VGP/Từ Lương Deputy PM Nguyễn Thiện Nhân on August 30 in Hà Nội hosted a reception to UNESCO Chief of the Hà Nội Office Katherine Muller Marin. Deputy PM Nhân appreciated the cooperation between the National Committee of UNESCO Việt Nam and the Việt Nam Man and Biosphere National Committee and localities in maintaining eight UNESCO-recognized biosphere reserves in the country.  UNESCO has selected the Cát Bà biosphere reserve as the first pilot model for sustainable…... [read more]

Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Executive Vice President of Toyota Motor Corporation (Photo: vovgiaothong)Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hailed the sound relations between Vietnam and Japan across fields of economy, culture and politics in recent years, during a reception for Executive Vice President of Toyota Motor Corporation Nobuyori Kodaira on March 12.Japan is among Vietnam’s largest ODA sponsors and is a major investor and trade partner of the Southeast Asian country, Deputy Prime Minister Phuc said.He asked Toyota to work with Vietnamese automobile manufacturers to increase the rate of locally-made spare parts, as well…... [read more]

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh (R) and Peter Tichansky, President of the US-based Business Council for International Understanding (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has suggested the US-based Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) endorse the early ratification and implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement and help Vietnam carry out the pact effectively.Minh, who is also Foreign Minister, met with Peter Tichansky, President of the BCIU, in Hanoi on October 20.The BCIU is an organisation that works to expand international trade and commerce. It has 200 member companies, including many Fortune 500 firms. At the meeting, Tichansky thanked…... [read more]

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) receives his Cambodian counterpart Men Sam An, who is also in HCM City to attend the ceremony (Photo: VNA)Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Ho ChiMinh City on April 30 for international guests who attended a ceremonycelebrating the 40th anniversary of the liberation of South Vietnamand National Reunification Day. The guests include more than 100 individuals and representatives frominternational organisations from 40 nations and territories across theworld. Deputy PM Phuc acknowledged theircontribution to the Vietnam’s historic victory as well as in its nationbuilding and protection. The guests shared theviews…... [read more]