​​Romanian county keen to further ties with Vietnamese localities

​​Romanian county keen to further ties with Vietnamese localities

​​Romanian county keen to further ties with Vietnamese localities ​Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Hoang Quan asked for furthering bilateral ties while receiving President of the Tulcea County Council of Romania Teodorescu Horia in the city on October 30.​ Quan said the visit would strengthen ties between Ho Chi Minh City and Tulcea county as well as Vietnam and Romania since its establishment 65 years ago. Last year, two-way trade between Ho Chi Minh City and Romania hit 39 million USD. In January-October, Ho Chi Minh City exported 13.5 million USD worth of goods to Romania, mostly coffee, pepper and vegetables while importing pharmaceutical materials, animal feed and fertilisers worth more than 7.4 million USD. The host called on Romani to appoint an honorary consular…
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Centre for Indochina Studies opens in Romania

Centre for Indochina Studies opens in Romania

Centre for Indochina Studies opens in Romania Hanoi (VNA) – The Centre for Indochina Studies (CIS) has been opened in Romania recently, aiming to bolster relations among Romania and Indochina countries, including Vietnam. Participants to the event included Vietnamese Ambassador to Romania Tran Thanh Cong, Former Romanian Ambassador to Vietnam Olariu, Senator Tudor Chiuariu, Professor Liviu Muresan from the European Institute for Risk, Security and Communication Management (EURISC), among others. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to Romania Tran Thanh Cong asserted Vietnam will keep a close watch and actively contribute to the development of the centre. The ambassador hoped the centre will become a venue for scholars and enterprises in the European country to share experience and ideas to promote political, economic, investment and trade exchanges among Romania and…
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Embassy of Vietnam organized trade promotion in Romania

Embassy of Vietnam organized trade promotion in Romania

Embassy of Vietnam organized trade promotion in Romania​ Implementation of economic diplomacy in 2016, 31/3, in Lasy, the Embassy of Vietnam in Romania in cooperation with the Lasy Chamber of commerce industry organized trade promotion, introduce about Vietnam with the theme of "expanding the potential of economic cooperation, trade between education, investment, Vietnam-Romania" Lasi is far from Bucharest about 400km Northeast, is the center of economic, social and cultural region of Moldavia, is the symbol of the history of Romania. Speaking at the seminar, Vietnam Ambassador in Romania Tran Thanh Cong emphasized the foreign political relations between Vietnam-Romania are developing well, but economic cooperation is still quite modest when trade between the two countries in 2015 reached 180 million us dollars. The Ambassador said that basing the actual situation, the…
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​Interview by H.E. Mr. Pham Gia Khiem, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs granted to Agerpres

​Interview by H.E. Mr. Pham Gia Khiem, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs granted to Agerpres

​Interview by H.E. Mr. Pham Gia Khiem, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs granted to Agerpres Question 1: February 2010 marks 60 years since the establishment of diplomatic ties between Romania and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and 55 years since the establishment of the respective diplomatic representative offices in Hanoi and Bucharest. How would you characterize this period in terms of the developments in the relationship between Romania and Vietnam? Answer: Vietnam and Romania have enjoyed the traditional relationship over the past 60 years. The people of Vietnam always remember and are grateful to the valuable support and assistance that the Government and people of Romania have extended to Vietnam during our struggle for national independence and development. Today, our traditional relationship is strongly developing in various areas,…
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​Strengthening education cooperation with Romania

​Strengthening education cooperation with Romania

​Strengthening education cooperation with Romania The Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training and Romanian Ministry off National Education signed an agreement oneducation and training cooperation program for the 2013-2016 period.​ [caption id="attachment_68" align="alignnone" width="300"] The signing ceremony of the agreement oneducation and training cooperation program between Viet Nam and Romania, Ha Noi, July 19, 2013.[/caption] Under the agreement, both sides support direct cooperation betweeneducation and training establishments at all levels. The two ministries will exchange information and publications regarding the development and improvement of education models, progress of educational reform as well as the implementation of the program. Besides, the two sides will also grant the maximum of ten graduate and PhD scholarships based on the give and take policy. According to the Department of International Cooperation, Romania has trained some 3,000 Vietnamese engineers and post-graduates. Currently,…
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​Vietnam is important in Romania’s external policy

​Vietnam is important in Romania’s external policy

​Vietnam is important in Romania’s external policy ​Romanian Ambassador Valeriu Arteni said Vietnam has a special place in Romania’s external policy​ He spoke at a meeting to celebrate Romania's National Day, December 1, in Ho Chi Minh city. Arteni said the Romanian government has pursued an external policy of multi-lateralization,diversification, and giving high priority to developing relationship with traditional friends, including Vietnam. He said Romania supported Vietnam's desire to enhance cooperation with the EU by signing theFree Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Partnership and Cooperation Agreement.​ [caption id="attachment_69" align="alignnone" width="512"] Romanian Ambassador Valeriu Arteni (photo: Hoang Anh Tuan/ Vietnam+)[/caption]
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​Vietnam, Romania eye deeper links

​Vietnam, Romania eye deeper links

​Vietnam, Romania eye deeper links A leading Romanian lawmaker has urged his country and Vietnam to deepen their partnership in politics and economics​ The Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Valeriu Stefan Zgonea, made the proposal while receiving visiting Vietnam National Assembly Vice Chairperson Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on September 6 in Bucharest. The Romanian legislator highlighted the time-honoured traditional friendship between the two countries and the close links shared by their respective legislative bodies. Praising Vietnam's development as remarkable, the host pledged to do his utmost to promote cooperation with Vietnam and work as a facilitator linking the Southeast Asian country with its EU partners. He also expressed his hope that Vietnam, in return, will become an attractive destination for Romanian businesses, helping them access the ASEAN market as…
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Vietnam National Day in Romania

Vietnam National Day in Romania

​Vietnam National Day in Romania During August 30 and 31, 2014, and the Embassy of Vietnam and Vietnamese people in Romania have jointly organized many cultural activities to celebrate 69 years of the August Revolution and National Day 2-9. All officers of the embassy and their family, along with Vietnamese community in Romania attended the event. Speaking at the meeting on August 30, Ambassador Tran Xuan Thuy highlighted the historical significance of August Revolution and National Day 2/9. He also pointed out a number of important socio-economic achievements of the country, and more information on the South China Sea Issue and Vietnamese guidelines. The Ambassador also praised the efforts of Vietnamese people in the community during the last few years, and urged people to unite to overcome difficulties and to improve efficiency…
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Vietnam Prime Minister attends ASEM 10 Summit – strategic partnership

Vietnam Prime Minister attends ASEM 10 Summit – strategic partnership

Vietnam Prime Minister attends ASEM 10 Summit - strategic partnership At the unofficial high level meeting held  in the morning  October 16, the EU-ASEAN Leaders affirmed their determination towards strategic partnership, which attaches great importance to promote economic relations, trade, connection as well as responding to global challenges. Cooperation agreement between Ben Tre province (Vietnam) and Tulcea province of Romania signed right on this Summit occasion and in the Mekong-Danube framework is vivid demonstration of the practical partner relationship of Eurasia. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung appreciated the support of members to three new initiatives of Vietnam at ASEM 10 Summit on "ASEM Seminar on sustainable management of water resources to ensure food security", "ASEM Youth Week: stronger action to address the challenge of not poverty" and "Conference on green skills towards…
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Ceremony marks Vietnam-Romania diplomatic ties anniversary

Ceremony marks Vietnam-Romania diplomatic ties anniversary

Ceremony marks Vietnam-Romania diplomatic ties anniversary Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam-Romania Friendship Association and the Romanian Embassy in Vietnam held a ceremony in Hanoi on November 29 to mark Romania’s 97th Great Union Day and the 65th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties. The association’s President Tong Van Nga extended his congratulations to Romania for its growth and thanked the country’s Government and people for supporting Vietnam during its struggle for national liberation and reunification. Romania used to be one of the countries providing the most scholarships for Vietnamese students, who then contributed to Vietnam’s national reconstruction process. The friendship association, made up mostly of Vietnamese people who studied in Romania, is seeking more opportunities to tighten the ties between the two countries. [caption id="attachment_64" align="alignnone" width="507"] Ceremony marks Vietnam-Romania diplomatic ties anniversary[/caption]…
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