The Vietnam-Cambodia Friendship Association of the southern province of Tay Ninh convened its congress for the 2018-2023 tenure on August 17, where 27 members of the executive board were elected.
Le Hong Anh, a Politburo member and a permanent member of the Party Central Committee Secretariat on September 3rd received Bounnhang Volachit, Vice President of Laos who came to Vietnam to attend the 70th celebration of the Vietnamese August Revolution and National Day.
On the occasion of the 70th celebration of the Vietnamese National Day, Lao National Television on September 2nd broadcast the news for the first time in Vietnamese, with an aim to strengthen the special relationship between the two countries.
Leaders of the Party, State, Government, National Assembly and Vietnam Fatherland Front hosted a banquet in Hanoi on September 1st to celebrate the 70th anniversary of National Day (September 2nd).
Leaders from China, Laos, Cambodia, Cuba, and Russia have conveyed their congratulations to Vietnamese counterparts on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of National Day of Vietnam (September 2nd).
The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) in Monaco on September 2nd organised a flag raising ceremony for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to mark Vietnam’s official joining of the organization as its 84th member.
Assc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnamese Military Hospital 175 has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the University of Sydney on support for training Vietnamese doctors with Prof. Bruce Robinson, President of the Hoc Mai Foundation and Dean of the Medical School of the University of Sydney.
Chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Sinh Hung had a meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan Tadamori Oshima on August 31st while attending the 4th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament in New York, the United States.
During a visit to Japan from August 24th-30th, Politburo member and Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and the NA delegation joined a workshop on “Developing Vietnam economy and training human resources”.
Nguyen Duc Long, Deputy Secretary of the Quang Ninh provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee on August 27th received Richy Tan, President of the Singapore’s KinderWorld Education Group.
A delegation from the Cambodian sponsoring association for post-war victims led by its Honourable President Seang Bun Leang has recently worked with the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) to seek cooperation in assisting AO victims.
On September 25th, in Cambodia’s capital of Phnom Penh, Tep Ngorn, the second Vice President of the Senate of Cambodia, received a working delegation of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) led by Nguyen Huy Tang, Vice Head of the CPV Commission for External Relations.
A delegation from the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) led by its President Vu Xuan Hong paid a working visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) from August 13th-18th to attend celebrations of the country’s 70th Liberation Day and the 50th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-DPRK and DPRK-Vietnam Friendship Associations.
Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh received Lieutenant General Tim Keating, Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force, on August 17th as Keating is leading a high-ranking defence delegation from New Zealand to visit Vietnam from August 15th – 20th.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Greece on August 14th held a solemn meeting involving over 150 guests to mark the 70th year of the founding of the Vietnamese foreign affairs sector.
A golf tournament was organised in Vientiane, Laos on August 9 as one of the activities to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Vietnam People’s Police Force’s Traditional Day and 10th anniversary of the “All people protect the national security” festival.
Defence Minister General Phung Quang Thanh underscored defence cooperation as a pillar in the Vietnam – China comprehensive strategic partnership while meeting Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the China People’s Liberation Army Sun Jianguo in Hanoi on August 10th.