Economics - Politics
The first deputy foreign minister-level political consultation between Vietnam and El Salvador took place in Hanoi on August 28, aiming to seek measures to foster the partnership between the two countries and their foreign ministries.
The Vietnamese government supports the Defense Ministries of Vietnam and Australia in strengthening cooperation to match the current comprehensive partnership between the two countries.
Chairman of Vietnam’s National UNESCO Committee Le Hoai Trung expressed his hope for strengthened cooperation with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) at his talks with visiting UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova in Hanoi on August 24.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) on August 21 signed a letter of intent to enhance bilateral cooperation in agricultural research.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan received outgoing Cuban Ambassador Herminio Lopez Diaz on August 21, appreciating the diplomat’s contributions to Vietnam-Cuba special traditional relations during his term.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has hailed the Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd’s investment expansion in Vietnam as a right decision since the country’s beer and beverage market boasts huge potential.