Vietnam runs for UNESCO Director-General position
Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, assistant to the Foreign Minister, presented
his action plan as a candidate for the post of UNESCO General-Director to the
Executive Board of UNESCO and ambassadors of the organisation’s member
countries on April 27.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni right after his arrival in the country on April 24.
A group of 11 international bloggers from England, Germany, France and Italy, as well as Japan, Singapore, Indonesia and Taiwan have arrived in Vietnam to promote the country’s tourism.
Vietnam has become the first partner of the World Economic Forum (WEF) within the public-private partnership (PPP) model, which is expected to provide Vietnam with access to great resources and relationships for the country’s development.
Vietnam is targeting keeping public debt, comprising central government debt, government-backed loans, and local government debt, below 65 percent of GDP between 2016 and 2018.
The capital that the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) pledges to loan to Vietnam in fiscal year 2017 (from April 2017 to March 2018) will not differ much from the previous fiscal year.
Vietnamese and Iranian leaders have committed all possible support to their businesses to navigate the respective markets towards a trade value of 2 billion USD, President Tran Dai Quang told Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines and Agriculture of Iran Gholam Hossein Shafei during a reception in Hanoi on April 20.