VN, Mongolia agree to boost trade to US$10m by 2010
HA NOI — Viet Nam and Mongolia have agreed to boost two-way trade from US$3.5 million to $10 million by 2010.
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Ho Xuan Hung and Mongolian Minister for Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Tunjin Badoamjunai, agreed on this at the 13th session of the Viet Nam-Mongolia Inter-governmental Commission for Economic and Scientific and Technological Co-operation.
At the four-day session, which opened in HCM City on Wednesday, the two sides also discussed measures to foster economic, scientific and technological co-operation for the next two years.
They also agreed to create favourable conditions for business, saying that co-operation between the two banking sectors had created a trustworthy and fast payment mechanism.
Nation lauds forum to promote democracy held in Indonesia
HA NOI – The Vietnamese Government highly appreciated Indonesia’s initiative in organising the Bali Democracy Forum which was a good chance for countries to share opinions and experiences and co-operate in promoting democracy.
Minister of Justice Ha Hung Cuong made the statement at the two-day forum ending on Thursday.
Cuong affirmed that through encouraging and promoting democracy, participating countries had consolidated confidence in each other with equality in co-operation.
Under the theme “Building and Consolidating Democracy: A Strategic Agenda for the Asian region”, the forum attracted 200 representatives from 32 countries and eight observing countries from Europe and America.
Lam Dong asked to speed up economic restructuring
LAM DONG — The Central Highland Province of Lam Dong needed to quicken its economic restructuring, Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai said during a meeting with its senior officials yesterday.
The province had not fully explored, or exploited, its potential for the processing of agricultural produce or small thermal power generation, he said.
The deputy prime minister asked participants at the meeting to focus on the implementation of group solutions, the exploration of comparative and potential advantage and sustainable socio-economic development.
Proposals to seek Government help in basic transport and irrigation construction, the support of economic groups and co-ordinated investment for major projects were all approved at the meeting.
VN’s UN envoy applauds progress in Burundi, Guineau Bissau
NEW YORK — Viet Nam’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Hoang Chi Trung, has applauded the improvement and progress in the provision of security for Guinea Bissau and Burundi.
The envoy hailed the successful organising of Guinea Bissau’s parliamentary elections on November 16 as another positive milestone on the country’s road to durable peace, stability and long-term development when the Security Council discussed the African country on Thursday.
The Ambassador emphasised the urgent need to further improve security in Guinea Bissau through the reinforcement and reform of the security forces.
He called on all parties in the country to exercise restraint, renounce violence and strengthen political dialogue and reconciliation.
The Ambassador noted with satisfaction the improvement of security in Burundi and the country’s progress in the political process. — VNS
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