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The Ministry of Home Affairs has suggested the removal of the lifetime employment policy for state employees and civil servants from early 2020 to boost competition and push them to improve their capacity and better fulfill their duties.
The US Navy is planning two major visits to Vietnam this year as part of efforts to strengthen maritime relations between the two armies.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc arrived in Hanoi at noon of April 18, concluding his official visits to Romania and the Czech Republic.
Vietnam hoped that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will continue cooperating closely with the country and provide it with more assistance, training and policy consultancy, a senior Party official has said.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan affirmed Vietnam’s external policy of treasuring ties with the US during a reception in Hanoi on April 18 for US Senator Patrick Leahy, Vice Chairman of the US Committee on Appropriations.
A Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of cooperative and twining relations between Ho Chi Minh City and the Australian state of New South Wales was signed in Sydney on April 17.
Politburo member and Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosted a reception on April 17 for visiting Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Admiral Philip Davidson.
Following the welcome ceremony in his honour in Prague on April 17, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc later the same day held talks with his host Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
The seventh session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) is scheduled to take place from May 20 to June 13, according to NA Secretary General Nguyen Hanh Phuc.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met with the Executive Board of the Union of Vietnamese Associations in Europe (UVAE) in Prague on April 16 as part of his visit to the Czech Republic.
Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich met Commander of United States Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) Admiral Philip Davidson in Hanoi on April 16.
Vietnam and Romania are each other’s important partner as said a joint statement issued at the end of the official visit to Romania from April 14-16 made by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the invitation of Romanian PM Viorica Dancila.
A training course for United Nations logistics officers, co-organised by Vietnam and Canada, opened in Hanoi on April 16.
WB Vice President for Infrustructure Makhtar Diop said the international institution is willing to help Vietnamese education establishments to train human resources for e-government development, particularly AI.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, now on a visit to Romania, on April 15 held a joint press conference with his host PM Viorica Dancila following their talks and signing of cooperation memorandums of understanding in Bucharest earlier the same day.