The Ministry of Health on Tuesday ordered localities across the country to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination for children aged five to 11 years old and accelerate the booster dose for people above 18 years old.
Việt Nam will continue bringing into play its role and making more active and constructive contributions to the common work of the United Nations in all the three pillars – security-politics, development and human rights, Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính has said.
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính said Việt Nam cherished cooperation with United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) over the past 40 years and its contributions to global efforts protecting and caring for children.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính said he hopes major powers, who are all partners to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), to work towards stable relations and responsible, healthy competition, for the sake of regional and global peace and security.
The Vietnamese health ministry has asked provincial/municipal health department to provide the tentative number of vaccines needed for the rollout of second COVID-19 booster shots (fourth doses) before May 25, 2022.
The European Commission (EC) has recognised the digital COVID-19 certificates of Việt Nam, Indonesia, and Seychelles as equivalent to the EU COVID Certificates issued by authorities in the EU countries.
Acting Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Thailand Sarun Charoensuwan has suggested Việt Nam and his country work together to further promote two-way trade, towards reaching the goal of US$25 billion by 2025.
The US is a solid, and committed partner to helping Việt Nam realise its ambitious COP26 goals, US Ambassador to Việt Nam Marc E.Knapper said in an exclusive interview granted to Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reporters ahead of Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chinh’s trip to the US.