The WB has made substantial contributions to Vietnam’s development, especially through its funded projects on poverty reduction, loan provision, and technical consultations in finance and banking sectors, said PM Phuc. He described Ousmane Dione as a close and talented friend of Vietnam who has impressively contributed to the relations between Vietnam and the WB. … [Read more...] about PM Phuc appreciates WB assistance to Vietnam
“We work together to promote mutually beneficial cooperation for regional peace and future development of our partners, including China and the United States,” Phuc said. “COVID-19 control and economic recovery are two important tasks that should be realized in the interest of the international community, as well as of China and the US.” … [Read more...] about PM Phuc: China, US are ASEAN’s major partners
For those who are in the priority list by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs should receive privilege in entry procedures and the criteria for selection must be transparent, the Government Office noted, citing orientations of the PM. … [Read more...] about Vietnam plans to repatriate 14,000 more citizens
The European-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is also expected to be approved by the 14th National Assembly in its ongoing ninth meeting. Under the agreement, tax imposed on exports from Viet Nam to EU will be eliminated as soon as EVFTA takes effect or shortly thereafter (maximum seven years). Thanks to the EVFTA, Viet Nam’s revenue from exports to the EU is forecast to surge by 44 per cent by 2030. … [Read more...] about Can Viet Nam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
Bangkok (VNA) – Thai Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is scheduled to attend the 36th ASEAN Summit and relevant meetings chaired by Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 26. According to a report from the Thai government, with the theme “Cohesive and Responsive”, the event will be the first summit held in the form of a video conference. The summit will focus on enhancing cooperation among ASEAN member nations in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak, and discussing a post-pandemic comprehensive recovery plan for the region. PM Prayut will propose three post-pandemic approaches, including promoting ASEAN's true connection through accelerating the implementation of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 (MPAC 2025); fostering ASEAN's strengths from the inside through economic integration and digital infrastructure investment; and promoting ASEAN's long-term immunity with building a post-COVID-19 recovery plan whereby … [Read more...] about Thai Prime Minister to attend 36th ASEAN Summit