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.
A project to develop the Buon Ma Thuot coffee brand is expected to benefit more than 15,000 farmers who live in a poor commune in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.
Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe reiterated determination to elevate the two countries’ relations to a new height for mutual benefits during their talks in Hanoi on April 17.
Vietnam and China discussed and agreed on the focal points of their cooperation to promote the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership at the 10th meeting of the countries’ Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation in Beijing on April 17.
The steel industry is expected to maintain its recent double-digit growth this year, helped by the recovery of the property market, but it will also face the pressure of trade defense instruments in import markets and competition from cheap steel.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing on April 18, on the occasion of his tour to China to co-chair the 10th meeting of the Vietnam-China Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation.
The United Nations is always an important part in Vietnam’s foreign policy of independence, self-reliance, diversification, multilateralisation and active international integration, said Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.