Economics - Politics
President Tran Dai Quang hosted separate receptions on August 29 in Hanoi for Slovakian Ambassador Igor Pacolak and Austrian Ambassador Thomas Loidl who came to bid farewell to the State leader.
A conference on Vietnam-Middle East business cooperation was held in Hanoi on August 28, drawing more than 40 leading Vietnamese export firms.
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.