From left: NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue, State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, and Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (Photo: VNA)
– A number of Egyptian
newspapers on April 5 ran articles on Vietnam’s new leadership which, they said,
will contribute to consolidating the relations between the two countries.
An article published on Eldyar e-newspaper said
former Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has been elected State President of
Vietnam, while Politburo member of the 13th tenure and head of the
Party Central Committee’s Organisation Commission Pham Minh Chinh was elected
Sayed Badry and Mohamed Al-Saeed, co-authors of the
article, lauded Vietnam’s success in completing the dual goals of containing
the COVID-19 pandemic and promoting socio-economic development last year.
They believed that the bilateral relations will be
further enhanced in the time ahead, with two-way trade expected to double last
year’s figure to 1 billion USD soon.
The same day, Events Magazine News e-newspaper said
President Phuc made imprints while serving as PM during the 2016-2020 period.
Author Ahmed Hassan highlighted Vietnam’s
achievements last year, saying it is the only country among the six biggest
economies in Southeast Asia to post a positive growth rate of 2.19 percent.
Its gross domestic product (GDP) exceeded 340
billion USD, ranking fourth in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
(ASEAN) and 37th worldwide, the article said.
The article applauded the Government’s role in
streamlining administrative procedures and creating optimal business conditions
to tap resources for socio-economic development.
Hassan also expressed his belief that newly-elected
PM Chinh will lead the Vietnamese Government to overcome difficulties and
challenges so as to outstandingly complete strategic targets set for the next five
Vietnam’s senior leaders have demonstrated their
solidarity in efforts to create breakthrough reforms, creating a foundation for
the country to make miracle steps in national development in the next decades,
according to the article./.