Czech Republic to set up Consulate General in HCM City

The Czech Republic will soon establish a Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, to promote economic-cultural activities and consular work, Czech Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam Lukas Musil said on October 23.

Czech Republic to set up Consulate General in HCM City hinh anh 1

Czech Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam Lukas Musil speaks at the event. (Photo: VNA)

He announced the plan at a gathering held in the southern economic hub to mark the 102nd National Day of the European nation (October 28, 1918 - 2020) and the 70th anniversary of Vietnam - Czech Republic diplomatic relations (February 2, 1950 - 2020).

Speaking at the event, Nguyen Muoi, Chairman of the city’s Vietnam - Czech Republic Friendship Association, said the long-standing traditional ties and multifaceted cooperation between the two nations have grown fruitfully from both bilateral and multilateral perspectives.

Two-way trade reached close to 1.2 billion USD last year, and Czech investors are currently investing about 100 million USD in 35 projects across Vietnam.

 

Muoi said his association appreciated the assistance it has received from the Czech Embassy and pledged to do his utmost to cement the bilateral friendship.

For his part, Musil said events such as this gathering contribute significantly to fostering mutual understanding, solidarity, and traditional friendship between the people of the two countries.

He took the occasion to thank the Vietnamese Government, people, and Vietnamese expatriates in the Czech Republic for their support in his nation’s COVID-19 prevention and control work over recent times.

Cooperation programmes to mark the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations, which were postponed due to the pandemic, will be carried out shortly if conditions permit, he said, adding that programmes include a State-level visit by a Czech leader and the opening of direct flights between Hanoi and Prague./.VNA

 
 

Other News

.
Vietnam pledges contributions to regional COVID-19 fight
Vietnam pledges contributions to regional COVID-19 fight
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

Vietnam will contribute 100,000 USD to the ASEAN COVID-19 Response Fund and is committed to contributing $5 million worth of medical supplies to the Regional Reserve of Medical Supplies, 

Vietnamese, Polish ministries sign MoU on finance cooperation
Vietnamese, Polish ministries sign MoU on finance cooperation
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

The finance ministries of Vietnam and Poland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in a range of fields between the two sides.

12th Mekong-Japan Summit opens
12th Mekong-Japan Summit opens
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

The 12th Mekong-Japan Summit was held online on November 13, under the chair of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Japanese counterpart Suga Yoshihide.

Vietnamese PM chairs 21st ASEAN-RoK Summit
Vietnamese PM chairs 21st ASEAN-RoK Summit
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired the 21st ASEAN – Republic of Korea Summit in Hanoi on November 12.

ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit held
ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit held
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

The ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit was held on November 12 within the framework of the 37th ASEAN Summit and related meetings.

ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit encourages women to prove their role
ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit encourages women to prove their role
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

The role of women and gender equality-related issues will be discussed comprehensively for the first time at the ASEAN Women Leaders’ Summit held online on November 12, 

Leaders stress need for post-pandemic economic recovery at ASEAN+1 summits
Leaders stress need for post-pandemic economic recovery at ASEAN+1 summits
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

Leaders of 10 ASEAN Member States and their partners of China, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and India discussed measures to boost post-pandemic economic recovery and ensure global supply chains 

PM speaks highly of Mekong-RoK cooperation
PM speaks highly of Mekong-RoK cooperation
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

With strong commitments and resolve of member countries, cooperation between Mekong countries and the Republic of Korea (RoK) has developed in both depth and width, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on November 13.

Connectivity could be the fourth pillar in ASEAN Community: Ambassador
Connectivity could be the fourth pillar in ASEAN Community: Ambassador
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

On the occasion of the 37th ASEAN Summit, Tran Duc Binh, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Vietnam to ASEAN, wrote an article extolling the importance of the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity (MPAC),

Vietnam's ASEAN 2020 Chairmanship: Overcoming challenges to stay responsive
Vietnam's ASEAN 2020 Chairmanship: Overcoming challenges to stay responsive
POLITICSicon  12/11/2020 

Nguyen Quoc Dung, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and head of Vietnam's ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting, speaks to media about the contributions of Vietnam in its capacity as ASEAN Chair 2020

ASEAN and Vietnam’s active contributions
ASEAN and Vietnam’s active contributions
POLITICSicon  12/11/2020 

More than five decades since its establishment, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations has become a great economy and community in the world with security-political and cultural-social co-operation  that continues to deeply develop.

Summit will lead ASEAN through challenging times: Singaporean expert
Summit will lead ASEAN through challenging times: Singaporean expert
POLITICSicon  13/11/2020 

Choi Shing Kwok, director of the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute and head of ASEAN Studies Centre at the institute, shared his views of the 37th ASEAN Summit  and Vietnam’s role as ASEAN chair in 2020.

National Assembly approves 6% GDP growth target for 2021
National Assembly approves 6% GDP growth target for 2021
POLITICSicon  12/11/2020 

The National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday morning passed a resolution on the socio-economic development plan for next year with majority of the delegates agreeing with proposals.

NA confirms three nominees for ministerial positions
NA confirms three nominees for ministerial positions
POLITICSicon  12/11/2020 

The National Assembly deputies on Thursday voted in favor of appointment of three nominees for ministerial positions at the proposal of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

PM: solidary - key to ASEAN’s success
PM: solidary - key to ASEAN’s success
POLITICSicon  12/11/2020 

Solidarity is the foundation of ASEAN cooperation and the key to its success, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on November 12.

ASEAN-Japan Centre leader hails Vietnam’s ASEAN chairmanship
ASEAN-Japan Centre leader hails Vietnam’s ASEAN chairmanship
POLITICSicon  12/11/2020 

Secretary General of the ASEAN-Japan Centre Masataka Fujita has appreciated continued efforts by the Vietnamese Government in holding the good ASEAN chairmanship in 2020, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits kick off
37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits kick off
POLITICSicon  12/11/2020 

The 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits kicked off virtually in Hanoi on November 12, with Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong attending.

Hanoi issues action plan to realize resolution of municipal Party Congress
Hanoi issues action plan to realize resolution of municipal Party Congress
POLITICSicon  12/11/2020 

Hanoi is set to continue to streamline its political system for greater efficiency in operation, and ensure the successful implementation of the pilot urban administration model.

NA adopts Resolution on 2021 socio-economic development plan
NA adopts Resolution on 2021 socio-economic development plan
POLITICSicon  11/11/2020 

The 14th National Assembly adopted a Resolution on socio-economic development plans for 2021 during its 10th session in Hanoi on November 11.

PM calls for a billion more trees
PM calls for a billion more trees
POLITICSicon  11/11/2020 

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday said he hoped a billion trees would be planted in Vietnam over the next five years.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN