Thailand donates US$100,000 to Vietnam to fight drought

national June 01, 2016 13:56

By Viet Nam News
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Hanoi - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Binh Minh has praised continuous improvements in the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Thailand.

At a reception for Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Manopchai Vongphakdi yesterday, Deputy PM Minh suggested that both sides accelerate the implementation of their 3rd joint cabinet meeting’s statement to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties this August.

The Thai Ambassador announced the Thai government’s donation of US$100,000 to help Vietnam overcome the impacts of drought and salt intrusion in the south.

Meeting with Filipino Ambassador Noel Servigon, the Deputy PM said Việt Nam wants to strengthen ties with the Philippines for peace, stability and prosperity.

He called for the drafting of an action programme to promote the bilateral strategic partnership. 

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