Vietnam and India established their diplomatic relations in 1972 and upgraded the ties to comprehensive strategic partnership in September 2016. They are working to implement an action programme materialising the partnership for 2021-2023. They always support each other and regularly exchange delegation across all levels, particularly high-level ones.
A Lao official has highly valued Vietnam’s open foreign policy of diversification and multilateralisation of foreign relations and being a friend of all countries as seen in its support for other countries in the COVID-19 combat.
A proactive diplomacy that pursues peace is the key helping Vietnam obtain achievements during its integration into the world over the past years and raise its stature in the international arena, a Cuban expert has said.
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong was honoured with the Lenin Prize by the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) at a ceremony held in Hanoi on December 15.
The National Assembly (NA) of Vietnam was selected to join the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) in the next four-year term at the final plenum of the forum’s 29th annual meeting (APPF-29) on December 15 afternoon.
The official visit to India by National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue demonstrates the importance that Vietnam attaches to its partnership with India in its external policy, Vietnamese Ambassador to India Pham Sanh Chau said, adding that the visit is expected to add a momentum to the cooperation between the two countries in all fields.
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Vietnam has achieved great achievements of historical significance, which have been contributed by the successful implementation of the foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, cooperation, multilateralisation and diversification of international relations, including defence diplomacy and international cooperation activities in security and order of the People's Public Security force.
The National Conference on Foreign Affairs opened in both in-person and virtual forms on December 14, under the chair of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue hosted a reception in Seoul on December 13 for Choi Jae-sung, who is a lawmaker from the Democratic Party of Korea and former political advisor to President Moon Jae-in, as part of his official visit to the Republic of Korea.
Throughout the “Doi moi” (Renewal) process, the belief and religious life in Vietnam has changed towards greater freedom and progress, with belief and religious activities taking place vibrantly, and the right to belief and religious freedom better protected, which has been recognised by the international community.
Local-level foreign relations has achieved remarkable gains, contributing to the overall success of the country's diplomacy and local socio-economic development goals, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs To Anh Dung.
Da Nang city, a travel hub in central Vietnam, welcomed the first 500 MICE tourists on December 10 after a long social distancing period triggered by the COVID-19 resurgence.
Vietnam has always made efforts to implement its international commitments in protecting human rights in line with the conventions that it has engaged in, said Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Hoang Giang.
Budget collection has become a bright spot of Ho Chi Minh City’s economy in 2021 when it surpasses the year’s target despite severe impacts of the COVID-19 resurgence.
The Politburo on December 9 held a national conference on the implementation of the Party Central Committee's conclusion and regulation on Party building and rectification.
The sixth session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee opened in Hanoi on December 8.
Through the commitments made at COP26, Vietnam has been following the global trend of green development, like developed countries with economic and technological strength.
Vietnam's commitment and responsible contributions at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) were highly appreciated by the international community, opening up many opportunities for cooperation in low-emission growth and promoting circular economy in adaptation to climate change, said a Vietnamese official.
The Party, Government, and people of Vietnam always attach importance to enhancing the friendship, special solidarity, and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and Laos, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh told Vice Chairman of the Lao National Assembly (NA) Sommad Pholsena during their meeting in Hanoi on December 7.