VN Delegation Leave for WTO Admission Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem will lead a delegation to Geneva, Switzerland for a meeting on November 7 expected to welcome Viet Nam as the World Trade Organization’s 150th member.
The delegation, which includes Trade Minister Truong Dinh Tuyen and Deputy Trade Minister Luong Van Tu, Vietnamese chief WTO negotiator, will leave Ha Noi on Sunday. 

On November 7, the WTO General Council is due to approve documents setting out the terms of the country’s accession after 12 years of tough negotiations.

Trade Minister Truong Dinh Tuyen and WTO Director General Pascal Lamy will sign a protocol for Viet Nam’s accession.

By Bich Hang – Translated by Tuong Thuy

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