(VNF) - Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Pham Sao Mai, on July 19 symbolically presented USD 100,000 to Ambassador of Japan in Vietnam, Umeda Kunio. The donated cash aims to support victims of the recent historic flooding in Japan.
Vietnam and Cambodia have signed an agreement on promoting bilateral trade, in which they reserve preferential treatment to each other with an aim to further expand trade relations between the two countries.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung and his Belarusian counterpart, during a meeting in Hanoi on October 26th, agreed the two countries held great potential for economic and trade cooperation as the Vietnam and Eurasia Economic Union (EAEU) Free Trade Agreement went into effect.
A number of training facilities, teachers and officials from Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Ministry of Emergency Situations were honoured with Vietnamese friendship orders and commemorative medals in Moscow on October 25th.
To Huy Rua, Chairman of the Vietnam – Japan Friendship Association (VJFA) had a cordial meeting with Mr. Tsutomo Takebe, Special Advisor to the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance on October 24th.
On Oct 24th, the Bolivia – Vietnam Friendship Association was officially launched in Santa Cruz, the Bolivia’s largest city, the center of economy, trade and culture.
Cultural connections between Denmark and Vietnam have taken shape for a long time, and cultural cooperation has developed strongly over the past decade, said Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Charlotte Laursen at a news briefing on October 21st.
Vietnam’s Da Nang city and Laos’ Sekong province have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the Vietnamese city’s continued assistance worth nearly VND23 billion for development in the Lao province in the 2018-2020 period.
During his visit to Laos, Nguyen Xuan Anh, Party Central Committee member, Secretary of the Da Nang city Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council, paid a working visit to Laos’ Attapeu province on October 24th.
Vietnam’s Consulate General in Nepal went into operation on October 23rd after an inauguration ceremony in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital city.
On October 22nd, the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Vietnam organized a ceremony celebrated the 25th anniversary of Independence Day of Azerbaijan (October 10th, 1991 – 2016) at Melia Hotel Hanoi.
The ceremony to debut and put into operation the Vietnamese Consulate in Nepal was held in the country’s capital Kathmandu on October 23rd.
During a recent press conference, Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Cecilia Piccioni said Italy was making thorough preparations for the official visit to Italy by Vietnamese State President Tran Dai Quang, which is scheduled in November.
Newly appointed French Ambassador to Vietnam Bertrand Lortholary met with the media in Hanoi on October 20 to provide details about France’s four priorities for co-operation with Vietnam, which were identified by French President François Hollande during his September visit to the Southeast Asian country.
Vietnam and the United States marked the start of the second and final phase of thermal treatments at Da Nang on October 18th, to clean up dioxin contamination stored during the war between the countries.
President Tran Dai Quang led a high-ranking delegation of Vietnam’s State, National Assembly and Government to the Thai Embassy in Hanoi on October 17th to pay respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Vice Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Vo Thi Dung on October 15th had a meeting with a visiting delegation from the Cuba’s Young Communist League led by Second Secretary Ronald Hidalgo.