PM sets off for official visits to Qatar, Kuwait

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and a high-ranking delegation of the Vietnamese Government left Hanoi on March 7 for official visits to Qatar and Kuwait on March 7-12.

The visits are being made at the invitations of Qatar PM Hamad Bin Jasim Bin Jaber Al Thani and Kuwaiti PM Nasser Al Mohammed Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah.

These are the first ever visits to Qatar and Kuwait by a Vietnamese Prime Minister since Vietnam officially established diplomatic ties with the two countries.

PM Dung is accompanied by Deputy PM-cum-Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem, Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, Minister and Chairman of the Committee for Ethnic Minorities Giang Seo Phu, Minister of Agriculture and Ruaral Development Cao Duc Phat, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Pham Khoi Nguyen, and other senior officials.

Source: Vietnam News Agency

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