The Ministry of Foreign Affairs held an online discussion on September 30 to look into the characteristics of the world amid the COVID-19 pandemic and impacts on Vietnam.
The event was attended by more than 280 domestic and overseas researchers of the ministry, along with six speakers who are expatriate specialists in politics and international economics.
It was part of a series of activities calling on overseas Vietnamese to join hands with the homeland to surmount the pandemic.
Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu, Chairman of the State Committee on Overseas Vietnamese, said the webinar was one of the activities held to implement the Politburo’s Resolution No 36-NQ/TW, dated March 26, 2004, on overseas Vietnamese affairs and Conclusion No 12/KL-TW, dated August 12, 2021, on overseas Vietnamese affairs in the new context.
It helped collect expatriates’ opinions on political and economic issues and their proposals for recovering, promoting, and developing the country’s economy in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, he added.
Appreciating the opinions, Hieu noted the recommendations by participants will be considered during the formation of the foreign policy in the time ahead.