Overseas Vietnamese (OV) affairs have proved effective and contributed to the country’s socio-economic development.
Representatives from the Departments of External Affairs of localities nationwide have shared their experience in calling for resources from foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to serve local socio-economic development.
President Tran Dai Quang has applauded the contributions of businesses run by war veterans to socio-economic development of localities and the country as well.
Ho Chi Minh City expected that Vietnamese representative agencies abroad will continue serving as bridges to foster foreign relations between the city and countries worldwide, thus contributing its socio-economic development, said a local official.
Hanoi is striving to make efficient use of foreign loans, including official development assistance (ODA), to fuel socio-economic development, especially the building of a synchronous transport infrastructure network.
Vietnam has recorded robust socio-economic development in the first seven months of the year, with stable macro-economy, and good control over inflation, in the context of the escalating US-China trade war, said Minister-Chairman of the Government’s Office Mai Tien Dung.
A course began in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai on July 31, aiming to boost defence and security knowledge for 130 religious dignitaries and leaders residing across provinces and cities in the Fifth Military Region.
Vietnam has received US$80 billion in official development assistance (ODA) and preferential loans since 1993, becoming one of the largest ODA recipients in the world, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh.
Authorities of Laos’ Sekong province organised an investment and tourism promotion conference in Tam Ky city of the Vietnamese central province of Quang Nam on July 26.
The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security and its Lao counterpart on July 11 agreed to step up exchanges in matters relating to the youth, women, and trade unions in the near future.
Vietnamese nationals in foreign countries across the world, including those in Romania, have made significant contributions to the socio-economic development in the homeland, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh.
Leaders of the Government, ministries, sectors and localities have agreed on solutions to help the expansion of transport infrastructure keep up with socio-economic development pace in the time ahead.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the northern province of Thai Nguyen to strive to become a leading hub of industry, service and innovation of the northern region and the whole country.
The fifth national population and housing census in Vietnam will be conducted in April 2019, according to a decision issued by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue spoke of Vietnam’s socio-economic development and policies during discussions within the Vietnam Executive Leadership Programme (VELP) in Massachusetts, the US, on June 28-29.
President of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc has urged northern mountainous provinces to review their economic management, with priorities given to businesses in socio-economic development.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has directed strengthening cooperatives at all levels with the support of authorities as they have an important mission in the country’s integration effort and contribute significantly to the national socio-economic development.
Le Thanh Liem, Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee received a delegation of foreign military attaches in Vietnam on June 18.
The UN Development Programme (UNDP), Citi Foundation and the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) jointly organised a diagnostic workshop on the state of the social impact startup ecosystem in Hanoi on June 15.
Converting idle gold held by Vietnamese people into money and other assets may help provide more funding for socio-economic development and business operation, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).