General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV)’s Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong will pay an official friendly visit to Laos from February 24-25, and a state visit to Cambodia from February 25-26, an announcement from the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations has said.
Vietnamese Minister of Public Security Gen. To Lam held talks with his Lao counterpart, Sen. Lieut. Gen. Vilay Lakhamfong, following a welcome ceremony for the latter in Hanoi on February 20.
Party General Secretary and President of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong and President of Argentina Mauricio Macri have agreed to intensify the countries’ comprehensive partnership towards a strategic partnership in the future.
Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung highlighted the crucial role of energy cooperation with Laos during a reception in Hanoi on February 18 for Lao Minister of Energy and Mines Khammany Inthirath.
President of Argentina Mauricio Macri and his spouse will pay a State visit to Vietnam from February 19-21.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh has affirmed that Vietnam would work with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to promote bilateral cooperation in the areas that match potential and interests of each side, as well as national and international regulations, for peace and development in the region and the world.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh arrived in Pyongyang on February 12, starting his three-day official visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) at the invitation of DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, according to Yonhap news agency.
The press work in 2018 was more creative and disciplined, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at an annual press conference held at the beginning of the Lunar New Year on February 12.
(HBO) – On February 2 - the 28th day of the last lunar month - a high-ranking delegation led by Tran Quoc Vuong, Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat, paid a pre-Tet visit to officers and soldiers of the border guard station at the Long Sap border gate in Moc Chau district, Son La province. They also visited people in Chieng Son, Chieng Khua and Long Sap communes in Moc Chau district, along with residents in Pa Hang-Huoi Hieng residential area of Laos’ Hua Phan province and Lao border guards.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong launched the New Year Tree Planting Festival in Viet Cuong commune, Tran Yen district, the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on February 10 (the sixth day of Lunar New Year 2019).
(HBO) – On the occasion of the lunar New Year (Tet) festival, Politburo member and Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue on January 30 led a delegation to visit and present gifts to poor households and disadvantaged children in Hoa Binh province.
A delegation from the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations,led by its head Sounthone Sayachac, visited the Vietnamese Embassy in Vientiane on January 30 to extend greetings to the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee and Vietnamese people on the occasion of the CPV’s 89th foundation anniversary.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc inspected the combat readiness of the Naval High Command in the northern port city of Hai Phong on January 30.
(HBO) – A delegation from the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee led by its Secretary Bui Van Tinh, who is also a member of the Party Central Committee, visited the Hoa Binh Newspaper and the Hoa Binh Radio-TV Station on January 29 ahead of the Lunar New Year festival (Tet).
(HBO) – The trade unions at local industrial parks in collaboration with Luong Son district’s confederation of labour organised the "Tet sum vay 2019” (Warm Tet Festival 2019) for workers in the locality. The event was attended by Standing Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the provincial People’s Council Tran Dang Ninh, leaders from the provincial Confederation of Labour, the management board of the local industrial parks, local firms and some 500 workers.
(HBO) – Party Central Committee member and Chairman of the Presidential Office Dao Viet Trung, and Party Central Committee member and Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee Bui Van Tinh have handed over 70 gifts to workers in Hoa Binh city on the occasion of the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.
Vietnamese people are steeped in the tradition of returning to their homeland when the Lunar New Year (Tet) arrives to call in on their relatives, pay respects to the deceased, visit Buddhist temples, meet old friends and get together to enjoy a Tet feast.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc offered incense in commemoration of President Ho Chi Minh at his temple on Ba Vi mountain, the outlying district of Ba Vi on January 27.
(HBO) - A delegation from the Lao province of Houaphanh, led by Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Deputy Governor Pheng Kanyaphim, paid a visit to Hoa Binh province and extended lunar New Year (Tet) greetings to the Vietnamese locality’s authorities on January 23.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a dialogue with executives of nearly 40 multinational groups in Davos, Switzerland, on January 23 (local time), an activity within the framework of the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2019.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong said he hopes Vietnam and Australia will continue their sound Party ties and create firm political connectivity as a basis to step up their strategic partnership, at his reception in Hanoi on January 22 for President of the Senate of Australia Scott Ryan.
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong chaired the 15th meeting of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption in Hanoi on January 21 to review the committee’s performance in 2018 and sketch out missions for 2019.
A programme entitled ‘Vietnamese youth remembers Uncle Ho’s testament’ was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on January 20 as part of activities to mark 50 years of the implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament (1969-2019).
General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong has exchanged greetings with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Vietnam and China (January 18, 1950-2019).
The newly-appointed ambassadors of Bulgaria, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Iceland, Lesotho, Syria, Benin, Malta, and Ghana presented their credentials to Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on January 16.