The overseas Vietnamese affairs were conducted strongly and comprehensively throughout 2021 with fruitful outcomes, Deputy Foreign Minister Pham Quang Hieu, head of the State Committee for OV Affairs, told a press on January 7.
The socio-economic situation was kept stable and recorded positive results in different fields during the first half of 2021, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh told the ongoing first session of the 15th National Assembly (NA) on July 22.
Vietnam has gained sufficient resources for purchasing 150 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine and conduct vaccination for the entire people, according to President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Do Van Chien.
The nationwide COVID-19 vaccination campaign, the largest-ever immunisation drive in Vietnam, kicked off with a ceremony held on July 10.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has hailed the ongoing visit to Vietnam by Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Chung Eui-yong, saying that it contributes to strengthening Vietnam – RoK ties.
The Ministry of Health has worked with COVAX and sent a letter to UNICEF to ask for ensuring COVID-19 vaccine supply for Vietnam as soon as possible.
The national COVID-19 vaccine fund was established on June 5 in an attempt to mobilise social resources for the purchase and import of vaccines as well as for research, development and production of domestic vaccines.
To acquire COVID-19 vaccines for people as soon as possible, the Government is encouraging and creating conditions for all capable localities and enterprises to join in the task, Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong said on June 3.