☕ Afternoon briefing on June 26

The following is a brief review of the day’s events as reported by the Vietnam News Agency.

☕ Afternoon briefing on June 26

Hanoi (VNA) - The following is a brief review of the day’s events as reported by the Vietnam News Agency.

- President To Lam on June 26 asked the professional technique arm of the People's Public Security forces to develop itself into a strong, elite and modern one with state-of-the-art equipment and infrastructure to safeguard national security and ensure social order in the new situation.

Attending a ceremony in Hanoi to mark the professional technique force's 70th founding anniversary (July 1, 1954-2024), President Lam affirmed that the Party, State, Central Public Security Party Commission and Ministry of Public Security acknowledge the force’s devotion and the achievements it has carved out over the past seven decades to assure national security as well as a peaceful and happy life for the people. Read full story

- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on June 26 met Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), on the sidelines of the 15th WEF’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2024 in Dalian city, China’s Liaoning province.

The PM spoke highly of Schwab’s vision, and the WEF’s important role in promoting dialogues and cooperation globally, especially public-private partnership. Read full story

- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Prof. Klaus Schwab on June 26 co-chaired a dialogue with leaders of about 20 major WEF economic groups on the sidelines of the 15th WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Dalian city, China's Liaoning province.

The dialogue, organised in the form of a working breakfast, focused on seeking ways to strengthen cooperation to promote Vietnam’s economic growth and discussing partnership in digital transformation, high technology, green transition, and the role of Vietnam in the global supply chain. Read full story

- Legislators voted to adopt the resolutions on piloting some specially-designed mechanisms and policies to develop the central localities of Nghe An and Da Nang on June 26 at the ongoing seventh sitting of the15th National Assembly (NA).

Before voting, Chairman of the NA’s Finance-Budget Committee Le Quang Manh briefed the NA on the adjustments that NA Standing Committee had made to the draft resolutions based on NA deputies’ opinions during discussions in groups and in plenary sessions. Read full story

- Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung and US Under Secretary of State Jose Fernandez co-chaired the first Vietnam-US Economic Dialogue in Washington D.C. on June 25.

The event had a significant meaning to the promotion of cooperation between the two countries, especially in economy, trade, and investment. Read full story

-Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang hosted a reception for Deputy Director of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission of China Bianba Zhaxi in Hanoi on June 25, during which Quang expressed his belief that the visit will help foster relations between the two countries in the field.

He highlighted the positive development of Vietnam-China relations and efforts to implement high-level agreements, stressing Vietnam is preparing for the upcoming meeting of the Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation in Beijing this September. Read full story

- There is ample room for Vietnam and the US to work together in the area of prison management, as well as study and carry out specific cooperation activities, Deputy Minister of Public Security Nguyen Van Long said on June 25.

In a working session with the US Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) as part of his working trip to the country to attend the fourth UN Chiefs of Police Summit on June 26-28, Long briefed the US side on the management of the prisoners of the US citizenship in Vietnam as well as policies for them. Read full story

- The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) is the only Vietnamese representative to join the 17th Global Dairy Congress that takes place in London, the UK from June 25-26.

This is the fourth time that Vinamilk has participated in the annual event, which connects businesses, suppliers, distributors and customers in the dairy industry. Read full story

- A tourism promotion programme was held by the Vietnam National Authority of Tourism (VNAT) and the Vietnamese Embassy in France on June 25 as part of the activities to promote Vietnamese tourism in Europe.

The Vietnam Tourism Roadshow attracted a large number of representatives from travel agencies, tourism associations, hotels, airlines, and the media from both France and Vietnam. Read full story

Female archer Do Thi Anh Nguyet (Photo: VNA)

- The Vietnamese sports delegation has secured its 15th spot at the Paris 2024 Olympics, scheduled from July 26 to August 11, as female archer Do Thi Anh Nguyet booked her ticket to the summer games.

The World Archery Association - the international federation for the Olympic sport of archery - confirmed Nguyet as one of the last five archers to go to the 2024 Olympics based on the world rankings in the individual content./. Read full story


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