The Head of Government has the opportunity to promote Vietnam to the world, build a favorable external environment to achieve socio-economic goals this year.
Tonight (January 22), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc led a high-level Vietnamese delegation to attend the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos (Switzerland). Minister of Industry and Trade – Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment – Tran Hong Ha, Minister of Information & Communication – Nguyen Manh Hung, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bui Thanh Son will join the Prime Minister. activities here.
At WEF, the Prime Minister will promote Vietnam's achievements in socio-economic development and international integration, and deliver a message of government orientation this year. Especially in the context that Vietnam has signed and negotiated many new generation free trade agreements, such as the upcoming CPTPP and EVFTA.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the WEF ASEAN last year in Vietnam. Photo: Giang Huy
Vietnam and WEF are also expected to sign a cooperation agreement to build a Center for Industrial Revolution 4.0 in Vietnam and a Letter of Intent on cooperation on plastic waste. The Prime Minister's participation in the Davos WEF 2019 will help Vietnam increase cooperation with leading partners and companies in the world, thus creating a favorable international environment to achieve this year's socio-economic goals. .
The Davos WEF 2019 runs from January 22-25, with the theme "Globalization 4.0: Establishing a global structure in the era of the 4th industrial revolution". This is an annual event, bringing together politicians, business leaders, celebrities and major social activists around the world.
The WEF 2019 Davos is expected to attract around 3,000 delegates. There are around 50 heads of state, heads of government and international organizations.