PM meets Vietnamese delegation to UN, Vietnamese businesses in US
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc visited the Vietnamese permanent representative delegation to the U.N. and met Vietnamese entrepreneurs and intellectuals on May 29th (local time), as part of his official visit to the U.S.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets staff of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the U.N. (Source: VNA)
During the meeting, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the U.N., reported the delegation’s performance since it was established in 1977 in conjunction with Vietnam starting its UN membership.
The delegation has followed the U.N. agenda for sustainable development and completed Vietnam’s duties as an active member of the U.N., Nga said.
She added that the delegation also work to support Vietnamese expatriates in New York and boost trade and cultural exchange between Vietnam and the U.S.
The PM said the work has contributed significantly to the implementation of Vietnam’s foreign policy of multilateraliation and persification of foreign relations, and proactive and active integration into the world.
He urged the delegation to sustain its positive operation and further promote Vietnam’s image to international friends.
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc meets the U.S.-based Vietnamese businessmen. (Source: VNA)
The same day, the PM received a number of Vietnamese entrepreneurs and intellectuals in the US, who expressed their good impression on Vietnam’s global integration progress.
They said they want to contribute more to the development of Vietnam and its relations with the US.
PM Phuc praised the expatriate community’s contributions to the host nation’s economy and to bilateral ties.
Stressing that to Vietnam, they are an indispensable part and important human resources, he vowed to back their contributions to the home country.
From left to right: Merle Ratner, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Professor Ngo Thanh Nhan and Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga. (Photo: VNA)
The PM also had a meeting with Professor Ngo Thanh Nhan and his spouse, Merle Ratner, who have joined efforts to overcome war consequences in Vietnam and assisted Vietnamese dioxin/Agent Orange victims’ fight for justice./.