Deputy PM Tran Luu Quang works on Ministry of Foreign Affairs' task in 2023
|On January 31, Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang had a working session with the Foreign Minister and the Ministry's key officials on the implementation of external relations work in 2023. (Photo: WVR/Tuan Anh)|
During the working session, Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang asked the Ministry to actively submit to the Party and State proposal on external policies as well as suitable measures and steps to take full advantages of opportunities and favorable conditions for national development and defence.
The Deputy Prime Minister hailed the efforts and achievements of the external relations work in general and of the diplomatic sector in particular over the past time, in which the foreign policy of the 13th Party Congress has been actively and effectively implemented to deepen relations with partners, especially strategic and comprehensive ones, traditional friends and other important partners, and make great contribution to the country’s socio-economic development and enhancing Vietnam's position and reputation.
The Deputy Prime Minister requested Ministry of Foreign Affairs to continue to adhere to the foreign policy guidlines set at the 13th Party's National Congress and directions stated by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at the National Foreign Relations Conference in 2021, focusing on maintaining peace and stability, serving national socio-economic development and enhancing the country's position and prestige.
Based on these major orientations, the Foreign Ministry should focus on implementing the external relations programs at the high-ranking and other levels; continue promoting in-depth, comprehensive and effective international integration; firmly consolidating border peace, stability, friendship and development; optimising favorable international factors, outside resources as well as signed international agreements to serve the rapid and sustainable development of the country, the Deputy Prime Minister stated.
The Deputy Prime Minister also lauded the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' efforts to build a strategy on building and development of the diplomatic sector until 2030; asking the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to pay a greater attention to the Party building and human resources development in the diplomatic sector.
|Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son delivered a report at the working session. (Photo: WVR/Tuan Anh)|
As said by Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son at the meeting, last year, the diplomatic sector rolled out comprehensive measures to effectively implement foreign relations tasks in both multilateral and bilateral aspects and in all fields such as economic and cultural diplomacy, border, overseas Vietnamese affairs, external information, and citizen protection. The diplomatic sector is determined to renew its thinking and operations for higher efficiency, while staying attached to the Party’s external policy, and focusing on carrying out strategies, programmes and projects in the field of external relations, the Foreign Minister stressed.