Proactively popularising Vietnam’s cultural values to the world and bringing into play the soft power of culture to help promote the country’s status in the international arena is one of the targets determined in the cultural development strategy until 2030.
The best possible conditions will be created for overseas Vietnamese (OVs) to return to the homeland with safety from the pandemic ensured, especially now that the Lunar New Year festival is just around the corner, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Quang Hieu has said.
The Government needs to immediately start working to promote progress and results it has achieved, said Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh while chairing a Government meeting on April 15, the first since new Cabinet members were elected at the 11th session of the 14th National Assembly earlier this month.
The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee held the fifth conference in the 11th tenure on April 13 to discuss a draft report on socio-economic and budget performance in the first quarter, and key tasks and goals for the second quarter.
Many countries worldwide have now introduced “vaccine passports” - an electronic document proving a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19. In Vietnam, the measure is expected to give a boost to the tourism sector, which has been devastated by the pandemic.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered the health, tourism and diplomacy sectors to soon study and issue a "vaccine passport" mechanism in order to promote trade and investment while addressing the Government’s regular meeting on March 31.