Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc sent New Year greetings to leaders of ASEAN states on the first day of 2020 on the occasion of Việt Nam becoming Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc attended the first Mekong – Republic of Korea (RoK) Summit in the RoK city of Busan on Wednesday.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc along with President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in and leaders of ASEAN members attended the ASEAN-RoK Start-up Summit in the Korean city of Busan on Tuesday.
Việt Nam was handed over ASEAN Chairmanship in 2020 from Thailand at the closing ceremony of 35th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok on Monday.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc had separate meetings with leaders of Laos, Cambodia, China and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), along with Prince Andrew of the UK in Bangkok on Sunday.
The leaders spoke highly of progress in building the ASEAN Community and stressed that the bloc must maintain its role as the core force in pushing peace, stability, dialogue and co-operation in the region.