The ceremony was attended by representatives from Vietnam and Thailand, including Ms. Thailand Provisional Representative in Vietnam; Lt. Gen. Phung Sy Tan, Deputy Chiefs of General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army; Ms. Nguyen Phuong Nga, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations; Colonel Damrong Simakajornboon; Navy Colonel Senee Puangthaweesuk; representatives of the Ministry of Defense and the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army.
2021 marks the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam - Thailand diplomatic relation. On the occasion, the two parties express hope to strengthen the bilateral defense relation, thereby further promote peace, prosperity and happiness of Vietnamese and Thai people as well as the strategic partnership between the two countries.
Viet-Thai strategic partnership has been increasingly strengthened, especially the cooperation between the Royal Thai Armed Forces and Vietnam People's Army. The two sides agree to promote multifaceted cooperation in various areas, such a joint military training, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, military medicine support, counterterrorism. etc.
Flag salute ceremony was held at the beginning of the celebration (Photo:Thoi Dai)
Many foreign friends also attended the event (Photo:Thoi Dai)
The delegates took souvenir photos. (Photo:Thoi Dai)
The delegates exchanging information (Photo:Thoi Dai)
Muay dance - Thai traditional dance - was performed at the ceremony (Photo:Thoi Dai)
Another traditional dances were also the highlights of the ceremony (Photo:Thoi Dai)
To maintain and strengthen the traditional friendship amongst Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, especially amongst the youth, the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union held a virtual and in-person exchange program for Vietnamese, Lao and Cambodian youths from Oct. 22 – 24.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative a.i. in Vietnam, Terence D. Jones stated that Vietnam is in a very good position within Asia in terms of general development in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Given Vietnam's deep integration with the global economy, the Vietnamese economy has shown remarkable resilience in spite of being hit by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Facts stating optimism for the Vietnamese economy are building as the local market beat other foreign rivals thanks to GDP growth during COVID-19 last year, according to the Bangkok Post.
Vietnam Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien recently had an online meeting with Singapore Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Trade and Industry Tan See Leng on boosting cooperation between Vietnam and Singapore
USAID has just launched a US $2.9 million project that aims to protect key coastal habitats in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam to increase the sustainability of fisheries, enhance climate change adaptation, and improve biodiversity conservation, in collaboration with the Directorate of Fisheries of the Vietnam Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.