Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (right) and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry . (Photo: VNA) Boston (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in Boston on May 14 (local time) as part of his working trip to the US. PM Chinh highlighted Kerry’s heartfelt sentiments towards the country and people of Vietnam, as well as his responsibility and enduring contributions to Vietnam-US relations over the past years. He also praised Kerry for his role in building the two-Party consensus in the US 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, multilateralisation and diversification of relations, and being a good friend and a reliable … [Read more...] about Prime Minister receives US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate
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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
Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou arrived in Hà Nội's Nội Bài International Airport on Sunday, beginning her official visit to Việt Nam. VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou arrived in Hà Nội on Sunday, beginning her official visit to Việt Nam at the invitation of Vietnamese President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc. Within the framework of the five-day visit, the Greek President will visit the Monument to Heroic Martyrs and Hồ Chí Minh Mausoleum, hold talks with President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, pay a courtesy visit to Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng, and meet with Chairman of the National Assembly Vương Đình Huệ. She will also attend a document signing ceremony and meet with the press, visit the Temple of Literature and attend some local events. The visit is expected to contribute to consolidating political trust and deepening the multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries. The visit takes place in the context that the traditional friendship … [Read more...] about Greek President’s Việt Nam visit expected to deepen multi-faceted cooperation
Phạm Tiến Sản (left) runs ahead of Indonesian Rudi Febriade during their duathlon race. VNA/VNS Photo Công Đạt Thanh Hà Vietnamese athletes won three more gold medals on Sunday morning with Phạm Tiến Sản making history with his title in the men's duathlon event. Sản was initially a 3000m steeplechase runner who won silver at three previous SEA Games in 2013, 2015 and 2017, but switched to the duathlon over a year ago. He finished the combined 10km running, 40km cycling and 5km running with a time of 1hr 55.57 min on Tuần Châu Island, Quảng Ninh Province. It is the first time that Việt Nam has won this title in a SEA Games. "I prepared very well for this SEA Games. This medal is for all supporters," Sản said after crossing the finish line. "I have a great feeling right now. I am extremely happy because I am back on the national team after four years. I have changed the colour of my medal from silver to gold, although it is in a different sport," he said. Rudi Febriade … [Read more...] about Sản wins historic SEA Games duathlon title
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.
He was speaking during a meeting with the US business community in Washington DC on May 12 (US time), as part of the Vietnamese leader’s trip to the US. The meeting was held by the US-ASEAN Business Council and the US Chamber of Commerce. PM Chinh affirmed that Vietnam always considers the US as a leading, important partner. He said the impressive growth of bilateral trade of between 17-20 per cent a year proves that there remains ample room for economic development between the two countries. Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh meets US investors and business leaders in Washington DC on May 12 (US time) — VNA/VNS Photo Vietnam is the ninth largest trading partner of the US. Two-way trade turnover between the two countries in 2021 reached nearly US$112 billion in spite of difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the PM said. PM Chinh added that Vietnam is focusing on technology renovation, digital transformation and diversification of the supply chain. The … [Read more...] about PM Chinh meets US business community