APEC SOM 3 to take place in Ho Chi Minh City next week

The third  Senior Officials’ Meeting and Related Meetings (SOM-3)  of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)  is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from August 18-30.

APEC SOM 3 will  take place in Ho Chi Minh City from August 18-30.

APEC SOM 3 will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from August 18-30.

Around 2,100 international and domestic delegates from 21 member economies, representatives of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), the APEC observer organizations, international and regional organizations, global enterprises and scholars will participate in the event. 

SOM3 will include 75 meetings, seminars and dialogues in various fields of trade and investment liberalization, business facilitation, network economy, finance and society, quality growth, science, technology & creativity, anti-corruption, health, emergency response plan, structural reforms etc etc…

On this occassion United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price will visit Vietnam and sign memorandum of understanding on communicable disease control, elderly healthcare programs and sustainable healthcare finance during the current global transitional economic period. 


BY HAN NI- Translated by Huyen Huong

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