VOV.VN -Approximately 350 Vietnamese citizens stranded in over 20 countries across Europe and Africa due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic safely arrived home on August 27 on a Vietnam Airlines flight.
Vietnam’s rice exports to Africa rose sharply in the first six months of 2020 and are expected to continue surging in the remainder of the year and in 2021, according to Vietnamese Trade Counsellor to Algeria Hoang Duc Nhuan.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Airlines on July 22-24 conducted two special flights to bring home nearly 540 Vietnamese citizens left stranded in Cuba and many African and European countries due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - African remains a prospective market for Vietnamese products though exports to this market declined 6.1% in the first five months of this year compared to the same period last year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, delegates agreed at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on July 9.
Vietnamese and Ethiopian flag carriers brought home over 130 Vietnamese citizens from Nigeria, Cameroon and Malaysia from June 24-25.
VOV.VN - A special flight carrying a total of 69 Vietnamese citizens that had been left stranded in South Africa, Mozambique, and Eswatini due to the novel coronavirus pandemic landed safely at Noi Bai International Airport in the early hours of June 16.
National Assembly Secretary General and Chairman of the NA Office Nguyen Hanh Phuc presented medical supplies to parliaments of Algeria, Iran, Mozambique, Palestine and South Africa, and the Indian Red Cross Society.
Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Permanent Mission to the United Nations, has called for stronger international support for the Great Lakes Region in Africa, for peace and sustainable development.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand has collaborated with the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, to bring home seven citizens stuck at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has expressed concern over terrorism and extremist violence in Africa which is posing a threat to the stability and development of several countries in the continent.
An Africa documentary will be screened free of charge at Tranquil Cafe in Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi on Sunday, March 8.
Africa and the Middle East offer opportunities for Vietnam to boost exports of farm produce with their large demand, especially for fruits and vegetables, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has granted 47 certificates of eligibility to rice export businesses over the past year, lifting the number of rice exporters to 182 traders.
A Vietnamese delegation has emphasised the importance of multilateralism at the 58th session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO) recently held in Dar es Salaam capital of Tanzania.
Vietnam always welcomes and opens door for cooperation with Middle East-African countries for mutual benefits and development, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc affirmed at a reception in Hanoi on September 10 for ambassadors from Middle East and Africa.
The potential for agricultural and aquaculture cooperation between Vietnam and countries in the Middle East and Africa was discussed at a workshop in Hanoi on September 10.
The Foreign Ministry is hosting a meeting with ambassadors from the Middle East and Africa in Hanoi with the aim of boosting trade ties with the region.
A meeting between ambassadors and diplomats from African and Middle Eastern countries and Vietnam’s policy makers and businesses kicked off in Hanoi on September 9.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on August 26 to mark the 10th anniversary of the Vietnam-Botswana diplomatic relations.
Hundreds of glittering butterflies made of paper affixed to a wall have caught visitors’ eyes at an art exhibition in Hanoi.