During his official visit to the UK on October 9-10, on behalf of the Acting President of Vietnam, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh presented friendship medal to Katrin Kandel, Executive Director of Facing the World - a UK-based medical charity, in recognition of her contributions to Vietnamese children and bilateral friendship.
The Can Tho city People’s Committee on September 14th worked with the Cités Unies France (CUF) to open the 10th Vietnam – France cooperation conference looking towards effective and sustainable economic partnership.
Truong Thi Mai, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee (PCC), and Head of the PCC Commission on Mass Mobilization, has paid a working visit to Ho Chi Minh Institute under the St. Petersburg University.
At the invitation of Deputy PM, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam Pham Binh Minh, the Minister – President of the French Community of Belgium (Wallonie – Bruxelles) Rudy Demotte and his delegation will pay an official visit to Vietnam from Sept 13th – 17th on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Wallonie – Bruxelles in Vietnam.
On September 12th, Vice Chairman of Hanoi People`s Committee Ngo Van Quy has received delegation of Toulouse (France), led by Mr. Jean-Clause Dardelet, Deputy Mayor to visit and work in Vietnam, on the occasion of 20th anniversary of Hanoi – Toulouse relation establishment.
Nearly 400 Greek guests celebrated the 71st National Day of Vietnam (September 2nd) during a ceremony held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Greece on September 12th.
Ho Chi Minh city People’s Committee Vice Chairman Le Thanh Liem on September 11th received Vice Mayor of Vientiane (Laos) Keophilavanh Aphaylath who was on a visit to the city, saying that the visit was aimed to realise signed agreements, contributing to building the traditional relations between the two cities.
Senior Lieutenant-General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Vietnamese Deputy Defence Minister led a delegation to attend the United Nations Defence Ministerial Meeting held in the United Kingdom on September 8th, together with representatives from 75 countries.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had fringe meetings with his Japanese and New Zealand counterparts on September 7th at the 28th & 29th ASEAN Summits and related meetings in Vientiane, Laos.
Ho Chi Minh City is an active and hospitable place, France’s President François Hollande assessed during his stay in the southern hub as part of his official visit to Vietnam from September 6 to 7
Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh city Party Committee Dinh La Thang received French President Francois Hollande on September 7th.
In September 5th, the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) cooperation with the city’s Vietnam–Malaysia Friendship Association (HVMFA) organized a ceremony to mark the 59th anniversary of the Malaysia's National Day (August 31st, 1957 - 2016) in Ho Chi Minh city.
Over 800 representatives from Vietnamese and French localities, organizations and enterprises, as well as scientists, will attend the 10th cooperation conference between Vietnamese and French localities in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from September 14th-16th.
At the invitation of Ukrainian Embassy, Minister of Vietnam Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien and officials, representatives of foreign embassies in Vietnam took park in the International Friendship Exchange event to celebrate of the 25th Ukrainian Independence Day at Melia Hotel on September 5th.
At the headquarters of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), Vietnam – Ukraine Friendship Association (VUFA) held a friendship exchange event to celebrate of the 25th Ukrainian Independence Day (August 24th, 1991 - 2016) in Hanoi on August 30th.
Senior Lieutenant-General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Party Central Committee member and Deputy Minister of National Defence, led a delegation from the ministry to pay a working visit to the United Kingdom from September 5th-7th.
Sorlandet, the oldest fully-rigged ship in operation of Norway, docked Khanh Hoi port in Ho Chi Minh City on August 30th as part of activities marking 45 years since Vietnam and Norway set up diplomatic ties.