On the morning of September 24, State President Nguyen Minh Triet and his delegation arrived in New York to attend the UN Security Council's Summit and the general debate of the 64th UN General Assembly. President Triet was welcomed at JFK airport by Permanent Representative of the Vietnamese delegation to the United Nations, Ambassador Le Luong Minh, Ambassador to the US, Le Cong Phung and members of the Vietnamese delegation to the UN and embassy staff. At 6 am (Hanoi time), Mr Triet attended a banquet hosted by US President Barack Obama and his wife to the welcome heads of delegations to the 64th session of the UN General Assembly. The Vietnamese delegation, led by Mr Triet, is scheduled to attend a summit session of the UN Security Council on the "Non proliferation of nuclear weapons" and the general debate of the 64th UN General Assembly with the theme "Effective responses to global crises: strengthening multilateralism and dialogue among civilizations for international peace, … [Read more...] about State President Nguyen Minh Triet arrives in New York
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VNGOP - In the morning of September 25 (local time), PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, his wife and the high-ranking Vietnamese delegation arrived in New York to attend the 62nd UN General Assembly. Then, the PM had many meetings with leaders of other countries in order to enhance bilateral ties and canvass these countries for votes to Việt Nam's bid for a non-permanent seat in the UN Security Council. PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng separately met Nicaraguan President José Daniel Ortega Saavedra, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa, PM of the Republic of Guinea Lansana Kouyate, Italian PM Romano Prodi, President of Bosnia Herzegovina Zeljko Komsic, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Amr Moussa, and Slovak Foreign Minister Jan Kubis. In all meetings, leaders of the countries pledged to support Việt Nam's bid for a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in the term of 2008-2009. They all highly valued Việt Nam's high and sustainable socio-economic growth rate as well as its increasing … [Read more...] about PM’s meetings with many heads of state in New York
(VOVworld) - Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on Thursday attended the Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting (IAMM) on the sidelines of the 68th UN General Assembly in New York. The meeting was held in preparation for the 23rd ASEAN Summit and related summits, scheduled for October 8th and 9th in Brunei. Minister Minh praised Brunei's efforts as ASEAN Chair and stressed the grouping's important achievements including strengthening its central role in regional security and development and cooperation in international forums, particularly within the framework of the United Nations. Minister Minh the same day attended a meeting between ASEAN Foreign Ministers and the UN Secretary General and the President of the UN General Assembly. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss ways to boost cooperation between ASEAN and the UN in implementing the Comprehensive Partnership agreement signed in 2011. Concerning the regional situation, Minister Minh said that concerned parties should exert … [Read more...] about Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh’s activities in New York
The first seminar of Dong Nai investment promotion successfully held in New York. A delegation from Dong Nai comprising 30 members and headed by Mr. Tran Dinh Thanh Secretary of Dong Nai Party Committee and Chairman of Dong Nai People's Council paid a working visit to the United States in an effort to promote trade and investment in the province following the success of its previous visit to Taiwan, Singapore and South Korea. At 9am New York times September 23rd, the first seminar was held at Grand Hyatt in central New York. Addressing the opening ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States Le Luong Minh confirmed the great potentials of the US market and the capacity of US investors. The ambassador highly appreciated Dong Nai's dynamism in organizing its own delegation for trade and investment promotion. Mr. Tran Dinh Thanh represented at the seminar the potential and strength of Dong Nai with the convenient geographical location and a completing system of … [Read more...] about The first seminar of Dong Nai investment promotion successfully held in New York.
Banking and finance are among American businesses' most concerned fields. Photo: vneconomy The Chairman of the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) expressed the hope that US businesses will be the leader of the coming investment influx in Viet Nam. Addressing the opening of the Viet Nam-US business forum entitled “Investing in Viet Nam” in New York on June 19, VCCI Chairman Vu Tien Loc noted that with geographical advantages and political stability, Viet Nam has become an attractive destination for foreign investors since joining the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Since early this year, more than 5 billion USD of foreign direct investment (FDI) have been registered in Viet Nam and around 1.5 billion USD of indirect investment capital have been mobilized through the securities market, the VCCI Chairman said. The total capital of FDI projects awaiting for approval exceeds 35 billion USD, he added. Officials of the Vietnamese Ministries of Planning and … [Read more...] about Viet Nam-US business forum opens in New York