Having inspected the unit, the visiting mission evaluated that in the first months of 2022, Brigade 229 under the Engineering Corps have thoroughly embraced and comprehensively and effectively carried out higher levels’ directives, plans, and guidance on Party and political work, contributing to maintaining political, ideological, and organizational stability. Notably, the unit thoroughly embraced troops’ thoughts and educated them to raise their awareness of national and international issues. It also obtained significant outcomes in raising the quality of meetings of the Party committee. To fulfill missions set for 2022, the mission asked the brigade to continue fostering education work to augment troops’ awareness and responsibility, seriously observe discipline, and strictly prevent signs of “self-evolution" and "self-transformation." The unit was also requested to effectively carry out Party and political work while implementing key missions, including training, combat … [Read more...] about GDP’s mission inspects Brigade 229’s implementation of Party and political work
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The delegation included Deputy Chief of the General Department of Political Affairs Lieutenant General Trinh Van Quyet, Secretary of the Binh Phuoc provincial Party Committee Nguyen Manh Cuong, and Deputy Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Phung Si Tan. Reportedly, in 2021 and the first four months of 2022, the local Party Committee, authorities and armed forces actively and drastically took measures to put the COVID-19 pandemic under control, and made achievements in socio-economic developments. Meanwhile, the provincial armed forces also contributed to building defensive areas and whole people’s defense posture while firmly managing the border areas of peace, stability, cooperation and development, among others. Addressing the event, General Giang congratulated the local Party Committee, people and armed forces on their task performance over the past time, underscoring the importance of the first Vietnam-Cambodia border defense friendship exchange. He expressed his … [Read more...] about Defense Minister works with Binh Phuoc authorities and Army Corps 16
Secretary Nguyen Van Nen and experts, researchers are conducting an inspection on Saigon River. (Photo: SGGP) Secretary Nguyen Van Nen shared that he has skimmed through suggestions and proposals of specialists and citizens as to how to develop Saigon River to the fullest. He does appreciate many innovative, practical ideas, especially those by researchers who have spent much time collecting valuable materials regarding the river. The City Party Chief then instructed related state agencies to systemize these useful documents for the city leaders to study. It is expected that the most suitable directions, policies will be devised soon to more effectively exploit possible resources of Saigon River, contributing to the sustainable growth of HCMC. Before this, architecture experts and researchers had shared with the municipal authorities interesting historical, cultural stories related to Saigon River. By Van Minh – Translated by Vien Hong … [Read more...] about HCMC finding methods to effectively exploit Saigon River resources
President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and a high-ranking delegation of Greece arrived in Hanoi on May 15 afternoon. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou and a high-ranking delegation of Greece arrived in Hanoi on May 15 afternoon, beginning their four-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of President Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Present at the welcome ceremony for the Greek President and her entourage at Noi Bai International Airport were Head of the Presidential Office Le Khanh Hai, Vietnamese Ambassador to Greece Le Hong Truong, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Quang Hieu, and other representatives from the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreihn Affairs and the Greek Embassy in Hanoi. During her stay in Vietnam, President Sakellaropoulou is scheduled to pay tribute to late President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum and fallen soldiers at Heroic Martyrs’ Monument in Hanoi. She will hold talks with President Nguyen Xuan Phuc , pay a courtesy … [Read more...] about Greek President arrives in Hanoi for official visit to Vietnam
The PM hailed the efforts by the embassy in implementing the external policies of the Party and State, building and promoting the image of the nation and people of Vietnam to U.S. friends, and contributing to making the Vietnam-U.S. ties more practical and effective, including the thorough preparations for the PM’s trip to the U.S. to attend the ASEAN-U.S. Special Summit and make a visit to the U.S. and the U.N. He asked the embassy to promptly implement agreements reached between the two countries during this visit. Meeting representatives from the Vietnamese community in the East Coast of the U.S., the Government leader thanked the community for their contribution to the homeland as well as to the relationship between Vietnam and the U.S. He reiterated that the Party and State always consider the Vietnamese community abroad as an indispensable part of the community of ethnic groups in Vietnam, and always do their best to support overseas Vietnamese to settle down in the host … [Read more...] about PM meets Vietnamese embassy officials, community in U.S.
At the event, the Vietnamese PM congratulated Laos on the positive results in the country’s fight against COVID-19 and reopening, and highly valued the two countries’ sound cooperation in the bilateral framework as well as at regional and international forums. The Lao PM spoke highly of Vietnam’s important achievements in the recent time, especially in bringing the COVID-19 pandemic under control and promptly reopening its borders for socio-economic recovery and development, and thanked Vietnam for cooperation and support for Laos over the years. The two PMs rejoiced at the stable development of the Vietnam-Laos great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive cooperation. Since the start of 2022, the countries have exchanged delegations at all levels, notably an official visit to Vietnam by the Lao PM in January. They have collaborated in effective implementing high-level agreements and those adopted at the 44th meeting of the Inter-Governmental Committee chaired by the … [Read more...] about Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh meets Lao counterpart in U.S.
The three-day visit is being made at the invitation of President of the Lao National Assembly Xaysomphone Phomvihane. Hue is being accompanied by N.A. Vice Chairman Nguyen Duc Hai; N.A. Secretary General and Head of the N.A. Office Bui Van Cuong; Chairman of the N.A. Committee for External Relations Vu Hai Ha; Chairman of the N.A. Council for Ethnic Affairs Y Thanh Ha Nie K'dam; Chairman of the N.A. Economic Committee Vu Hong Thanh; and Chairman of the N.A. Committee for Defense and Security Le Tan Toi, among others. Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung and the staff of the Vietnamese Embassy in Laos, and representatives of the Vietnamese community welcomed Hue and the high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese legislature at the airport. Representatives from the Lao side at the welcome ceremony were Vice President of the Lao N.A. Sommad Pholsena, Chairman of the Lao N.A.’s Committee for Foreign Affairs Sanya Praseuth, and N.A. Deputy Secretary General Bounthan Bounvilay. … [Read more...] about N.A. Chairman arrives in Vientiane, beginning official visit to Laos
PM Chinh highlighted Kerry’s heartfelt sentiments towards the country and people of Vietnam, as well as his responsibility and enduring contributions to Vietnam-U.S. relations over the past years. He also praised Kerry for his role in building the two-Party consensus in the U.S. in supporting the relationship with Vietnam, especially the settlement of war consequences – part of the process of reconciliation and trust-building between the people of the two countries. Vietnam consistently pursues a foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, friendship, cooperation, development, multilateralization and diversification of relations, and being a good friend and a reliable partner of countries worldwide, and an active, responsible member of the international community, the PM affirmed. During the process, Vietnam always considers the U.S. a leading important partner, and wants to work together with the U.S. to promote the bilateral ties on the basis of respect for each … [Read more...] about Prime Minister receives U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate
During the meeting, N.A. Chairman Hue briefed participants on the recent socio-economic situation as the COVID-19 pandemic has gradually been put under control, saying that most industries and fields tend to recover and grow again. He emphasized the importance of maintaining macroeconomic stability in the long term, stating that more efforts are needed to achieve the set targets for the whole year. Voters at the event spoke highly of the recent sessions of the 15th N.A., expressing their support and confidence in the Party and State's anti-corruption effort. The legislative body issued the anti-corruption law and many legal documents, creating a solid legal foundation for the fight against corruption, contributing to strengthening the people's trust, they said. Taking note of the opinions of voters, the N.A. Chairman said that a project to continue improving the quality of the N.A.’s sessions needs more time to prepare, and the central role of N.A. deputies should be upheld in … [Read more...] about Top legislator meets with voters in Hai Phong
The talks were co-chaired by Chief of the Vietnam Border Guard Command Lieutenant General Le Duc Thai and General Sao Sokha, the Deputy Commander of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and Commander of the Royal Cambodian Army Gendarmerie. At the event, Lieutenant General Le Duc Thai expressed his joy in working with General Sao Sokha and the delegation of the Royal Cambodian Army Gendarmerie to exchange views on coordination in border management work. During the talks, Lieutenant General Le Duc Thai and General Sao Sokha agreed that over the past time, despite the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, the two sides have effectively coordinated in managing and protecting security in border areas, contributing to building a shared borderline of peace, stability, cooperation, and development. They emphasized that the successful organization of important events have contributed to disseminating the bilateral friendship to troops and people of the two countries. Notably, … [Read more...] about Vietnam Border Guard Command and Royal Cambodian Army Gendarmerie hold talks