Deputy PM meets overseas Vietnamese in Switzerland

Wednesday, 01/03/2023 11:06
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang met overseas Vietnamese community and representative agencies in Switzerland on February 26, following his arrival in Geneva to attend a high-level discussion of the 52nd regular session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang speaking at the event (Photo: VNA)

At the event, Ambassador Le Thi Tuyet Mai, Head of the Vietnamese Delegation to the UN, WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, informed the Deputy Prime Minister of overseas Vietnamese’s significant contributions to the operation of the delegation, assistance for their fellow countrymen at home, and successful integration into the host society.

She expressed her pride in nearly 30 overseas Vietnamese’s presentations and contributions at international organizations in Geneva, such as the UN Office, World Health Organisation, and World Trade Organisation.

At the meeting, Mr. Quang took note of concerns and questions from the overseas Vietnamese of different ages. He gave his answers and assigned relevant competent agencies to tackle their issues.

The Deputy PM’s attendance at the High-Level Meeting on February 27 and 28 officially marks the start of Vietnam's participation as a UNHRC member for the 2023-2025 tenure./.