05/01/2018 09:22 GMT+7 print

Party official requests further improving people-to-people diplomacy

Head of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Commission for Inspection Tran Quoc Vuong lauded people-to-people diplomacy during a conference in Hanoi on January 4 reviewing activities of the CPV Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations.

Speaking at the event, Vuong asked ministries, agencies, the Vietnam Fatherland Front and mass organisations to build on the past achievements and further improve people-to-people diplomacy in 2018 by seriously following the Secretariat’s Directive 04, thus ensuring the Party leadership and State management in the field.

They were also required to fully tap collective power and national interests in diplomatic activities and global integration.

The Commission for External Relations highlighted diplomatic highlights last year, including the Year of Vietnam – Laos Solidarity and Friendship, the Vietnam – Cambodia Friendship Year, the APEC Year 2017 and APEC Economic Leaders’ Week, contributing to strengthening solidarity, friendship and cooperation between peoples,

Concluding the event, head of the Commission for External Relations Hoang Binh Quan launched an emulation campaign for people-to-people diplomacy 2018.

On the occasion, individuals and organisations were awarded with certificates of merit for their achievements in people-to-people diplomacy.