Parliamentary leaders of Greece voiced their support for the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) while meeting with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Athens on July 2.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham
Binh Minh (L) meets with Greece's Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis on July
2 (Photo: VNA)
Deputy PM Minh, who was on an official visit to the European nation on July 1
and 2, had a meeting with Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis and Deputy Speaker
Georgios Varemenos, who also chairs the Greece-Vietnam Parliamentary Friendship
The two sides said Vietnam and Greece share many similarities in national
development in history, and the close friendship over the last 43 years is the
solid prerequisite for the countries to solidify multi-faceted cooperation in
the time ahead.
The officials also highly valued bilateral parliamentary ties which have
contributed to the friendship and cooperation.
Deputy PM Minh said economic and trade partnerships remain modest compared to
the nations’ political relationship and potential. He asked the Greek
Parliament to continue supporting the signing and ratification of the EVFTA,
thereby creating optimal conditions for Vietnam’s economic-trade links with the
EU and Greece.
Speaker Nikos Voutsis affirmed that his country treasures relations with
Vietnam and supports the EVFTA. He will join the Greek Government in bolstering
all-round cooperation with Vietnam both in bilateral aspects and at
Minh also conveyed National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan’s
invitation to visit Vietnam to Speaker Nikos Voutsis, who accepted with
After the trip to Greece, the Vietnamese Deputy PM will pay an official visit
to Bulgaria from July 3 to 5.
A grand ceremony was held in Hanoi on May 18 to celebrate the 130th anniversary of President Ho Chi Minh’s Birthday (May 19, 1890-2020).
(HBO) - On historic May days, we returned to the relic site - the first money printing factory of the Vietnamese revolutionary administration. It is the place where Uncle Ho was welcomed and has been recognised as the national relic site. We also visited Co Nghia – Phu Lao commune, now known as Phu Nghia commune, Lac Thuy district, to see the new vitality of the homeland.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Japan is closely following the investigation into the murder of a Vietnamese technical intern and will carry out the necessary citizen protection measures to ensure his legitimate rights and interests.
(HBO) – The 24th congress of the Party Committee of Dong Lai commune in Hoa Binh province’s Tan Lac district for the 2020 – 2025 tenure has set a goal of achieving a fairly good economic growth rate by 2025.
Under the leadership of the communal Party committee last tenure, the commune has achieved its economic goals and earned the new-style rural status in 2019.
An art exchange programme themed "Ho Chi Minh - Journey of Desires 2020” was held in Hanoi on May 12 to celebrate President Ho Chi Minh's 130th birthday (May 19, 1890-2020).
(HBO) - The Standing Board of Kim Boi district’s Party Committee strictly implemented Directive No. 35-CT / TW of the Politburo and the provincial authority on all-level Party congresses, towards the 13th National Party Congress of the Party. Party committees at all levels in the district proactively and promptly implemented effectively directives, regulations, guidelines, and plans issued by those at higher levels on all-level Party congresses. The preparation and direction works at congresses of Party organisations under the district’s Party Committee were carried out seriously and effectively.