Transport ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gathered in Hà Nội on Thursday to discuss measures to create a comprehensive transportation network in the region and beyond, with a focus on aviation connectivity.
The National Assembly (NA) this morning approved the Resolution on socio-economic development plan for the year 2020, targeting 6.8 per cent GDP growth and improvements to national competitiveness.
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.