Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has suggested Ireland prompt the European Union (EU) to soon sign and ratify the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UVFTA) and recognise Vietnam’s market economy.
The Vietnamese Government always treasures and wants to strengthen its friendship and multifaceted cooperation with Ireland, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung told Irish President Michael D. Higgins during a meeting in Dublin on April 21.
VOV.VN - President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins on November 14 concluded his State-level visit to Vietnam from November 5 – 14 at the invitation of his Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang.
Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong suggested Ireland continue its assistance for Vietnam in education-training and social charity.
During his ongoing state visit to Vietnam, Irish President Michael D. Higgins and his wife visited Quang Tri province on November 11.
An art programme took place at the Hanoi Opera House on November 8 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Vietnam-Ireland diplomatic ties and friendship.
The Irish Government considers Vietnam an important partner in the region and wishes to enhance multifaceted cooperation with Vietnam, particularly in trade, investment, education-training, renewable energy, and climate change response, President Michael D. Higgins has said.
The Vietnamese Government and people appreciate Irish official development assistance, which has contributed significantly to socio-economic development in the Southeast Asian country.
The Irish Times of Ireland on November 6 ran a long article covering the eight-day trip of President Michael D. Higgins to Vietnam and Laos, saying his State visit to Vietnam marks the 20-year bilateral diplomatic ties.
The upcoming State visit to Vietnam by Irish President Michael D. Higgins shows that Ireland prioritises cooperation with the Southeast Asian nation, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charles Flanagan said.
Irish President Michael D. Higgins tells the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) that Ireland and Vietnam have in common their past independence struggles as well as the current challenge of forging an equitable growth model.
VOV.VN - President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins and his spouse are due to pay a State-level visit to Vietnam from November 5-11 at the invitation of President Tran Dai Quang, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.