HA NOI (VNS)— The Vietnamese Government and the International Francophone Organisation (OIF) have agreed on preferential rights and exemptions for the organisations recently opened regional headquarters in Viet Nam.
The agreements, which solidify the role of the OIF's Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific (BRAP), were signed on September 18 by Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Phuong Nga and BRAP Director Anissa Barrak in Ha Noi.
BRAP's new tasks include promoting the Francophone community in the Asia-Pacific region as well as promoting the resources and capacities of regional countries and institutions in policy making.
After setting up its regional office in Viet Nam, OIF has actively engaged in cooperation with Viet Nam and other countries in the region, contributing to promoting the image and values of the Francophone community as well as the French language in Asia. — VNS