The 15th National Assembly (NA)’s first session entered the second working day on July 21 under the chair of NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue.
The 15th National Assembly elected the General Secretary, Chairpersons of the NA Council for Ethnic and NA committees and the State Auditor General in the morning of July 21, as part of the on-going first session of the 15th legislature.
The 15th National Assembly convened its first session on July 20 following an opening ceremony broadcast live on channels of the Voice of Vietnam (VOV1), Vietnam Television (VTV), and NA Television.
The success of the first session of the 15th National Assembly will create an important premise and momentum for legislative activities in the tenure, Chairman of the 14th NA Vuong Dinh Hue said in his opening remarks.
Caitlin Wiesen, Resident Representative of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam, has applauded the Government’s efforts to make a mid-term report on the implementation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) third cycle recommendations.
The 14th National Assembly Standing Committee convened its 58th meeting, also its last sitting, in Hanoi on July 12 to review preparations for the first session of the 15th legislature.
The Central Advisory Council on Amnesty (CACA) convened a meeting in Hanoi on July 10 under the chair of Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh to discuss the national amnesty plan on the occasion of the upcoming National Day (September 2).
The Prime Minister has approved the election of Chu Ngoc Anh as Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee for the 2021 - 2026 term.
Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on July 1 to discuss Vietnam – US ties, and international and regional issues of shared concern.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the development trend in Vietnam - China relations have still been sustained, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to China Pham Sao Mai.
Secretary General of the France – Vietnam Friendship Association Jean-Pierre Archambault has expressed his interest in Vietnam’s sound choices for development, which were mentioned in an article on several theoretical and practical issues on socialism and the path towards socialism in Vietnam by General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong.
The US business community plays an important role in promoting economic partnership between Vietnam and the US, stated Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh at an online talks with US firms on June 30 to exchange visions, initiatives and solutions in promoting bilateral ties and supporting Vietnam in post-pandemic recovery and development.
Vietnam treasures the comprehensive cooperative partnership with the European Union (EU) and stays ready to discuss and cooperate with the EU on human rights issue in a straightforward, open and respectful manner to increase mutual understanding via the annual human right dialogue mechanism and other bilateral exchange frameworks, said Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has affirmed that the development of Vietnam – Republic of Korea (RoK) ties is a common determination from the grassroots to high levels in Vietnam.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on June 23 held talks with his counterpart from the Republic of Korea Chung Eui Yong during which both sides agreed to boost the bilateral relations further.
The Party Central Committee’s Theoretical Council held a seminar on June 23 to look into some theoretical and practical issues related to the continued enhancement of Party building and rectification work.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged Vietnam and the UK to continue deepening their bilateral strategic partnership to meet the interests of the two countries and contribute to regional and world peace, stability and cooperation.
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son held talks with the visiting British First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs, Dominic Raab, in Hanoi on June 22.
Chairman of the National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue visited Nhan Dan (People), the official newspaper of the Communist Party of Vietnam, on the occasion of the 96th anniversary of the Vietnam Revolutionary Press Day on June 21.
Singapore is committed to cooperating closely with Vietnam so that both countries can emerge stronger post-pandemic, Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said ahead of his trip to Vietnam to attend the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) High Level Policy Dialogue from June 20-23.