VN to open embassy in Kazakhstan

VNGOP – The PM on July 10 assigned the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to establish the Vietnamese embassy in the Republic of Kazakhstan as soon as possible. The Ministry was also entrusted to collaborate with relevant ministries and agencies to negotiate and sign an agreement between Việt Nam and Kazakhstan on visa exemption for diplomatic and business passport holders.

PM okays ADB-funded portfolio

VNGOP – The PM issued Decision 860/QĐ-TTg on July 10 approving the list of loan and technical support projects funded by the Asia Development Bank (ADB) during the period of 2007-2010.

VN-Mozambique health cooperation pact accepted

VNGOP – The PM approved on July 6 the Agreement on Health Cooperation signed on January 16, 2007 in Hà Nội between the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam and the Republic of Mozambique.

VN-UK Economic and Trade Joint Committee founded

VNGOP – Upon the proposal of the Ministry of Trade, the PM gave his assent in Document 3637/VPCP-QHQT on July 02 to the establishment of the Việt Nam-United Kingdom Economic and Trade Joint Committee in order to deepen bilateral ties in economic, trade and investment cooperation.

PM urges to plan coastal highway and trans-VN express passenger sea route

VNGOP – The PM just delivered his opinions on the Việt Nam Maritime Administration's comments on the Việt Nam Shipping Industry Group's (Vinashin) seaborne passenger transport.

Finland-funded portfolio approved for Điện Biên and Gia Lai

VNGOP – PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng on July 02 approved the portfolio of the two projects on drainage and sewage treatment in Điện Biên Phủ City (Điện Biên Province) and Pleiku City (Gia Lai Province) granted with preferential ODAs from the Finnish Government as stipulated in Document 4154/BKH-KTĐN on June 14, 2007 of the Ministry of Planning and Investment.