President Truong Tan Sang will visit Hungary from September 15-17 before continuing on to Denmark from September 18-20, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on September 9.
The State-level visits are at the invitation of Hungarian President Ader Janos and Danish Queen Margrethe II.
LANG SON (VNS)— President Truong Tan Sang inspected border security in the northern province of Lang Son yesterday, where he held separate working sessions with Chi Ma Border Station and Economic Defense Division 338. These units are tasked with defending the 15.6-km borderline and developing the economy in nine communes in Loc Binh District. The President called on the soldiers to help locals reduce poverty and improve living standard. Local residents mostly earn money from agriculture in the forest and mountains, using rudimentary methods of farming. The poverty rate in these border communes is about 22 per cent. The President…... [read more]
At the invitation of Hungarian President Ader Janos, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang arrived in Budapest, Hungary, onSunday, starting his three-day State visit to the country. Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang will pay State visits to Hungary from September 15-17 and the Kingdom of Denmark from September 18-20 at the invitations of Hungarian President Ader Janos and Danish Queen Margrethe II. His journey aims to strengthen friendship and multifaceted cooperation with the two European countries while raising Vietnam 's position and prestige in Europe and the world. Since Vietnam and Hungary established their diplomatic ties in 1950, the two countries'…... [read more]
At the invitation of Hungarian President Ader Janos, Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang arrived in Budapest, Hungary, onSunday, starting his three-day State visit to the country. Laszlo Szoke, head of the Hungarian Presidential Office's External Relations Department, Eszter Torda, Hungarian Ambassador to Vietnam, and Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Ngo Duy Ngo welcomed President Sang at Liszt Ferenc airport yesterday morning, September 15. President Sang was scheduled to meet with staff of the Vietnamese Embassy and representatives of Vietnamese community in Hungary on his first day in the central European country. President Sang expressed his pleasure with Vietnamese community's contributions to…... [read more]
When addressing the Vietnam-Denmark Business Forum in Copenhagen on September 20, President Truong Tan Sang highly valued Danish enterprises' presence and their contributions to Vietnam's socio-economic cooperation. [/caption] Denmark is becoming a leading economic partner of Vietnam in the northern Europe and the EU, the President said, adding that the bilateral trade and investment will be boosted following the two sides' signing of the Partnership Cooperation Agreement and on-going negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement. Two-way trade between the two countries increased to around US$470 million last year from nearly $320 million in 2008, or an increase of 47 percent.…... [read more]
Nhan Dan - State President Truong Tan Sang and a delegation from central agencies paid a working visit to the northern province of Cao Bang yesterday on their tour of northern border provinces. They offered incense to President Ho Chi Minh at his temple in Pac Bo historical relic site, Truong Ha commune, Ha Quang district, and wrote in the memorial book that generations of Vietnamese will forever know by heart his great contributions to the nation. Visiting President Ho Chi Minh's messenger, Hoang Thi Khin, and the families of war invalids in Dong Khe town, Thanh An district, President…... [read more]
President Sang’s visit makes the headlines in India At the reception for President Sang, the Governor of Karnataka, Hansraj Bhardwaj, briefed him of the major developments in Bangalore, which is India’s third biggest city with a total population of 6.1 million. Bangalore, the software technology centre known as the first “Silicon Valley” in Asia and India, earns US$1.2 billion from exporting software technology products every year. It is also considered a top university city in India with more than 120 international standard universities. Karnataka’s economic growth reached 7.2 percent in the past fiscal year. Governor Bhardwai said about 500 Vietnamese…... [read more]
HA NOI (VNS) — President Truong Tan Sang on Saturday asked the central province of Phu Yen to conduct a survey on the need to support local fishermen and those who live in areas vulnerable to climate change. He made the statement during his two-day visit to the province that started last Friday. Local residents from the province's Phu Dong Ward asked the President to support a fishery logistics centre and address problems caused by landslides triggered by high tides. They also asked for the canals in the area to be dredged to facilitate the transportation of fishing vessels. The…... [read more]
President Truong Tan Sang and his entourage visited Ibaraki prefecture on March 16, the first day of his four-day State visit to Japan. Meeting with Ibaraki Governor Masaru Hasimoto, President Sang thanked the local authorities and people for their support for the Vietnamese community here. He expressed his wish that more Ibaraki companies will select Vietnam as one of their attractive destinations and affirmed that Vietnam is ready to create the best conditions for Japanese partners to do business in the country. Earlier, the Vietnamese leader visited the locality's agricultural research centre and vegetable processing factory to study its successful…... [read more]
President Truong Tan Sang on April 28 visited military units in Ho Chi Minh City and southern Dong Nai province on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of the liberation of southern Vietnam (April 30, 1975-2014). Visiting the Military Zone 7 High Command in Ho Chi Minh City, the State leader praised its excellent performance of tasks over past years. In charge of the country's largest economic hub, Military Zone 7 faces challenges in preventing crimes and ensuring political stability and security, he said. The unit has well organised defence exercises under the instruction of the Ministry of National Defence…... [read more]
meets children in Vinh Thach commune, Vinh Linh district (Photo: VNA) President Truong Tan Sang toured the central province of Quang Tri on September 7-8, where he visited Con Co island district and inspected the new-style rural area building programme in Vinh Thanh commune, Vinh Linh district. Emphasising the importance of Con Co island district for national security and defence strategy, President Sang called on the locality to apply measures to promote local socio-economic development without affecting defence efforts. He also suggested islanders should pay more attention to protecting the island's forests. During his visit to Vinh Thach commune, the…... [read more]