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2/26/2018 9:28:17 PM

Vietnam mission in Geneva holds spring gathering

The permanent Vietnamese mission to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation and other international organisations in Geneva, Switzerland held an spring gathering on February 25.

Head of the Vietnamese mission in Geneva, Ambassador Duong Chi Dung 

Speaking at the event, head of the Vietnamese mission in Geneva, Ambassador Duong Chi Dung said the Vietnamese economy grew by 6.8 percent last year with foreign reserve nearing US$60 billion and export-import hitting all-high US$425 billion, US$36 billion of which was from farm produce export.

Vietnam’s role on the international arena has increasingly improved, highlighted by the success of the APEC Year 2017, he said.

The ambassador attributed the growth to contributions of Vietnamese nationals abroad, especially in investment and manufacturing.

He wished that overseas Vietnamese in Switzerland would stay united to make practical and active contributions to sustainable national development.

Participants at the event enjoyed traditional Vietnamese food for Lunar New Year./.

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