The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Transport and Vietnam’s representative offices in the US are actively joining hands to assist the Vietnam Airlines in clearing necessary procedures and looking for suitable options to bring Vietnamese citizens affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in the US back home at the earliest possible date, the Foreign Ministry said on May 3.
The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry on April 10 received a diplomatic note from the Republic of Korea (RoK) Embassy in Vietnam which said amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, the Korean Government has decided to suspend the validity of short-term visa for foreigners, irrespective of countries and territories, starting from 00:00 am on April 13.
The Foreign Ministry has called on Vietnamese citizens abroad to refrain from travels between countries and to Vietnam in current time, amid the complicated developments of COVID-19.
VOV.VN - The country has proposed a range of measures based on the principle of non-discrimination whilst also taking into account developments regarding the ongoing global health situation in line with provisions set out by International Health Regulations.
The Foreign Ministry issued a notice on March 14, asking people who come from or transit areas hit by the COVID-19 epidemic to keep themselves updated on regulations of airlines and ensure they have all required documents in order to take flights (especially documents certificating health conditions if any).
The Consular Department under the Foreign Ministry has issued advice to Vietnamese citizens on what they should do amid latest complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in many countries and territories worldwide.
The Department of Consular Affairs under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged Vietnamese in Iran and Italy to stay vigilant as the acute respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) is rampant in those countries.
Vietnam stands ready to share and continue to closely coordinate with the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the prevention, fight and control of the epidemic, Spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said on February 28.
The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised Vietnamese citizens against travelling to areas with COVID-19 outbreaks or vulnerable to the epidemic as warned by foreign countries.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines conducted three flights on February 15 to take Chinese citizens home in accordance with their wish, according to the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry.
In the face of complex developments of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an urgent meeting with officials of relevant ministries and sectors in Hanoi on January 27 to discuss countermeasures.
The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised Vietnamese citizens against travelling to the areas reporting the acute pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV) strain or likely affected by the disease as specified by Chinese authorities and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh took on the role of host during a New Year banquet held in Hanoi on January 14, with foreign ministry officials and representatives from foreign embassies in Vietnam taking part in the event.
Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung held a meeting in Hanoi on December 19 with correspondents and press assistants of foreign press agencies, along with cultural and press attachés of foreign representative agencies in Vietnam on the occasion of the new year of 2020.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is to verify the information on China’s vessels operating in its waters.
Vietnam has been ready with organizational apparatus, personnel and projects and overall action plan for ASEAN Year 2020, said deputy spokesperson of the Foreign Ministry Ngo Toan Thang at a regular press conference in Hanoi on November 7.
Vietnam hopes and believes that the Chinese government and the Hong Kong administration will have effective measures to ensure the safety and legal interest of Vietnamese citizens and businesses in Hong Kong, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang on October 22.
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.
Vietnam resolutely prevents and strictly handles trade and origin frauds in the domestic market as well as export-import activities in a bid to protect legitimate interests of local businesses and consumers, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 8.