Deputy Prime Minister receives Vatican delegation
Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem on June 9 received a delegation from the Vatican, which is on a week-long working visit to Vietnam .
Deputy PM Khiem informed the delegation of Vietnam ’s achievements in economy, culture and foreign affairs as well as the implementation of the Vietnamese State’s religious policies over the past year.
The Vatican delegation, led by the Vatican Undersecretary of State for Relations with States Pietro Parolin, praised Vietnam’s progresses after joining the WTO and becoming a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.
Also on June 9, the delegation met with the Episcopal Council of the Vietnam Catholic Church.
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