A working team from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has inspected a number of projects it is funding in some localities of Vietnam, according to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Vietnam.
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on July 5 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on political consultation between the two ministries.
A large contingent of the Overseas Vietnamese community along with foreign friends gathered together to enjoy a series of Vietnamese cultural days which are being held in Saudi Arabia from February 3 through to February 15.
Following a serious bus crash near the holy Muslim city of Medina in Saudi Arabia on October 16, no Vietnamese nationals have been reported among the victims.
Ngoc Han, Miss Vietnam 2010, introduced her latest Ao Dai collection to members of the overseas Vietnamese community during an event which was recently held in Saudi Arabia.
The Energy Ministry of Thailand is planning to use 1.5 billion baht (about 49 million USD) from the state Oil Fund to support local oil prices.