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.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto agreed on steps to boost bilateral ties across politics-diplomacy, trade-investment, culture, education-training, development cooperation, and national defence-security during their talks in Hanoi on January 12th.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Argentina Nguyen Dinh Thao on January 7th presented a Certificate of the Golden Heart from the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) to Mr. Oscar Alberto Goldadler for his contributions and support for the association.
A ceremony took place in Laos’ Hua Phan province on January 3rd to open construction on the Hua Phan Friendship Hospital, funded by the largest ever amount of non-refundable assistance from the Vietnamese Government for the Lao Government and people.
Belarusian President Aleksandr Grigorievich Lukashenko began a State visit to Vietnam on December 9th, at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang.
Danish Minister for Environment and Food Ms. Eva Kjer Hansen lauded the strong Vietnam-Denmark partnership in the areas of food, environment and green growth, building on the two nations’ overall Comprehensive Partnership Agreement of 2013 and the bilateral Strategic Partnership on Green Growth of 2011.
Fifty-five individuals from the Lao Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (MLSW) joined in the first three-month Vietnamese language course which opened in Vientiane on November 9th.
The Vietnamese delegation led by Nguyen Dac Vinh, First Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee joined the 19th General Assembly of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) which was kicked off in the Cuban capital city of Havana on November 9th.
A French delegation from the Val de Marne provincial council led by Vice Chairman Alain Desmarest paid a working visit to the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai from November 9th-11th, Vietnam News Agency reported.
A delegation of the Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Vietnam Fatherland Front’s Committee of Hanoi on November 7th laid a basket of flower at the statue of Vladimir Ilych Lenin in Ba Dinh district’s Chi Lang Parkto to mark the 98th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution (November 7th, 1917), Vietnam News Agency reported.
A ceremony was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 6th to mark the 98th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution (November 11th, 1917- 2015), Vietnam News Agency reported.
Construction on a training centre for Lao science-technology management officials began in Vientiane on November 7th, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
On November 6th, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and President Xi Jinping addressed the 10th session of the 13th National Assembly (NA) in Hanoi, underlining the need to maintain the time-tested friendship between the two nations.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in Hanoi at the start of a two-day state visit which many have hailed as a trip to advance ‘comradely’ ties between the two countries.
On the occasion of the visit to Vietnam by General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and President of China Xi Jinping, on November 5th, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) and the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) worked together to gather friendly personalities from the two countries.
Representatives of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) and the Communist Youth League of China (CYLC) agreed on the need to boost exchanges between the two countries’ young people during their talks in Hanoi on November 5th, Vietnam News Agency reported.
The 16th Vietnam-China Youth Friendship Meeting organised by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) Central Committee is underway from November 4th-9th in anticipation of the visit of Xi Jinping, Party General Secretary and President of China to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam News Agency.