Economics - Politics
Since Vietnam and Laos set up diplomatic relations in 1962, the relationship between the two countries has flourished thanks to efforts from both sides to make ties deeper and more effective, especially in economy, trade and investment.
Speaker of the Parliament of Bangladesh Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury left Hanoi on July 24, successfully concluding her five-day official visit to Vietnam at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
The Embassy of Vietnam has fulfilled its missions of increasing the role and position of ASEAN in Italy while chairing the ASEAN Committee in Rome (ACR) in the first half of 2017.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue held working sessions in Jakarta on July 19 with Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Minister of Trade Enggartiasto Lukita to seek ways to further expand the partnership between the two countries.
Local officials of the Vietnamese provinces of Quang Tri, Dong Nai, Long An and Ba Ria-Vung Tau promoted their advantages and potential in San Francisco July 13-14, within the framework of the Vietnam Promotion Roadshow in the US (VPR USA-2017).
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has proposed awarding businesses and individuals who invest in remote and mountainous regions.