|Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc is leading a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. — VGP Photo|
PORT MORESBY — Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc is leading a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to the 26th APEC Economic Leaders’ Week in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea at the invitation of his Papua New Guinea counterpart Peter O’Neill.
Following a welcoming ceremony for APEC leaders hosted by the Papua New Guinea PM, PM Phúc attended a dialogue between APEC leaders and the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), during which ABAC members and corporate representatives from Asia-Pacific offered important recommendations on promoting regional economic connectivity, supporting multilateral trade, developing a digital economy, facilitating the participation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in global supply chains, stepping up inclusive development and building the APEC Vision beyond 2020.
APEC leaders promised to consider the suggestions in the building of APEC co-operation orientations and development policies. After the plenary session, PM Phúc together with the Indonesian President, the Australian PM and the head of the Taiwan (China) delegation co-chaired a dialogue with ABAC businesses. — VNS