Nguyen Van Dung, Vice Chairman of the municipal People's Council received Jan Bartosek, Vice Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, in the southern city on May 25.
Vietnam's new passport issued on July 1 does not meet the technical standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Hence, the Czech Republic has agreed with the Member States of the European Union (EU) to stop recognizing the Vietnamese new passport. The decision will take effect immediately after its publication on the official website of the embassy of the Czech Republic in Hanoi.
The Vietnam national futsal team has officially entered the round of 16 of the FIFA Futsal World Cup 2021 as one of the four best third-placed teams in the qualifying round after having a draw of 1-1 against the Czech Republic on September 19.
Eventually, the Vietnam team has successfully removed the psychological barrier through a convincing victory over Panama to keep alive the hope for the ticket to the knockout round. Coach Pham Minh Giang and his players still have to face an equally unpleasant challenge, the Czech Republic, which has been highly appreciated by the coaching staff since the draw results.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Czech counterpart Andrej Babis exchanged views on relations between the two countries, notably cooperation in Covid-19 combat, during their online talks on August 9.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met bilaterally with Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babis, President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, and President of Albania Ilir Meta in Tokyo on October 22 after attending the enthronement ceremony of Emperor Naruhito.
Trade cooperation between the Czech Republic and Myanmar is being fortified, particularly via a recent visit to the European country by State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi from June 2 – 4 at the invitation Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has assured President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman that Vietnam always values the development of ties with traditional friends in the Central and Eastern Europe, with the Czech Republic being one of the priority partners.