The visit aims to maintain and deepen the cooperative relations between the two countries and affirm the importance Vietnam attaches to the Vietnam-U.K. Strategic Partnership. Through meetings and working sessions with the U.K.’s authorities, businesses and the Vietnamese community in the U.K., Vietnam expects to attract more resources serving its post-pandemic socio-economic development. During his visit, N.A. Chairman Hue will hold talks with McFall and Hoyle, and have meetings with other high-ranking officials of the U.K. government and parliament; and representatives from the business community and major economic, finance and education corporations of the European nation. The visit is expected to contribute to further strengthening the Vietnam-U.K. Strategic Partnership in various fields and at all levels, promoting cooperation between the two countries’ legislative bodies; and expanding cooperation in potential fields such economy, trade - investment, finance - banking, … [Read more...] about N.A. Chairman begins official visit to U.K.
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Making his remarks in a virtual meeting with the Vietnam News Agency's correspondent in the U.K. ahead of the top legislator’s trip from June 28-30, David said the visit is important not only symbolically, but in a very practical sense as well, because during the visit, the two sides will be talking about different issues important to both countries. According to the APPG Chair, Hue will be meeting not only the Speaker of Commons and the Speaker of Lords, members of all political parties and the APPG, but also members of the government, including the Deputy Prime Minister and the Home Secretary. Therefore, the visit is not only official but also practical. According to David, for a number of years, there has been relations between the National Assembly of Vietnam and the British Parliament, but this relationship has seen a formalization over last few years, particularly with the British Inter-parliamentary union's visit to Vietnam in October 2018. He said the visit, led by … [Read more...] about Top legislator’s U.K. visit comes in opportune and important time: APPG Chair
Roads, airports, and seaports are being looked at by overseas companies in terms of investment feasibility, Photo: Shutterstock On June 16, Hoang Gia Khanh, deputy general director of state-owned railway giant Vietnam Railways (VNR), received a delegation of Austrian businesses at its headquarters who introduced new products and technology solutions aiming to seek opportunities in the local industry. The commercial counsellor of the Austrian Embassy in Hanoi said that businesses expect to intensify cooperation with VNR, specifically those in funding and upgrading projects, as well as machinery upgrading and maintenance. He added that besides official development assistance, the Austrian government also has other financial tools that can help VNR access financial resources and technologies. According to Khanh, investment demand for the industry’s infrastructure development is huge and he highly appreciates the products and technology of groups like Plasser & Theurer and … [Read more...] about Reopening increases foreign interest in transport upgrade
The delta is undergoing infrastructure changes, including being able to welcome larger ship capacities At the conference over a week ago on announcing the delta’s master plan and investment promotion in the 2021-2030 period in in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho, Dutch Ambassador to Vietnam Elsbeth Akkerman highlighted the role of the private sector. “In order to develop the Mekong Delta to become liveable land for all, we should put the private sector at the forefront for further innovation,” said the ambassador. The ambassador would like to continue working with the government, private sector, scientists, and non-governmental organisations in Vietnam to successfully implement the integrated master plan to help people, the economy, society, and nature in the Mekong Delta region flourish. According to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI), the total state budget for the Mekong Delta in the 2021-2025 period is estimated to be about VND460 trillion ($20 billion). … [Read more...] about New lease of life for delta development