The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Science and Technology held a working session with delegates from Nordrhein-Westfalen State (Germany) about internationalizing startup activities and commercializing scientific research results from universities.
Gneral Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong on November 13 afternoon received German Chancellor Olaf Scholz in Hanoi, during which they discussed major orientations and measures to promote bilateral cooperation in all fields to commensurate with expectations and potential of both sides.
Today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the Embassy of Vietnam in the Federal Republic of Germany said that the German Foreign Ministry has announced to continue issuing a visa for a new model passport of Vietnam with adding birthplace information.
The German Embassy in Vietnam yesterday announced on its official website that it would refuse visa issuance to Vietnamese people owning a passport in the new form due to a lack of information about their birthplace. This information has come unexpectedly to many Vietnamese citizens.
Jochen Flasbarth, State Secretary in the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), has underlined the need to enhance the bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and Germany in the coming time, especially working together to prevent and be ready to deal with new diseases that may break out.
Germany’s Stuttgarter Nachrichten newspaper has recently posted an article saying that Vietnam is one of the most beautiful countries in Asia, and highlighting five reasons for Germans to travel to the Southeast Asian nation.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on June 22 suggested Germany create favourable conditions for Vietnam to early access vaccine supplies and transfer vaccine production technology to the Southeast Asian nation.
A festival featuring a wide range of German products, activities, institutions and companies, that can already be found across the country, and especially in Ho Chi Minh City was held in the city on November 28.
According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam is the fifth largest wooden furniture supplier for Germany in the first seven months, reaching US$86.2 million, an increase of 8.4 percent over the same period last year.
Within a framework of the working trip to Germany, a delegation of National Assembly in Ho Chi Minh City led by Mr. Phan Nguyen Nhu Khue , the member of NA and Head of the Propaganda Department of the City Party Committee, visited Vietnam Embassy in Germany on September 11.