Update news vietnam-australia relations
The 17th Vietnam – Australia Human Rights Dialogue was productive and frank, and covered an extensive range of issues, according to a statement issued by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) on January 13.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Australia Nguyen Tat Thanh attended a ceremony to inaugurate the Vietnam-Australia Trade and Investment Promotion Centre on November 20.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 9 hosted a reception for visiting Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women Marise Payne, who is on a working visit to Vietnam.
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a meeting for visiting Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan in Hanoi on July 13.
NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue held phone talks with the Speaker of Australia’s House of Representatives Tony Smith on June 7 to boost the strategic partnership between the two countries and the relationship between the two parliaments in particular.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison expressed his wish to elevate the Vietnam-Australia strategic partnership to a comprehensive strategic partnership during an online talk with his Vietnamese counterpart Pham Minh Chinh on May 25.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison had a telephone talk on January 21 to discuss bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of shared concern.
The action plan lays the foundation for the upgrade to a comprehensive strategic partnership.
Vietnam and Australia on Thursday signed an action plan to implement the Strategic Partnership between the two countries for 2020-23 period.
The administration of Australia’s Victoria State on August 22 announced that it will set up a trade and investment office in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam and Australia on August 23 agreed to raise bilateral trade from nearly 7.8 billion USD in 2018 to 10 billion USD next year.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received new Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Robyn Mudie in Hanoi on August 22.