Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son thanked Guangxi, China, for providing Vietnam with 800,000 doses of vaccine when talking by phone with this provincial official.
In a phone call today with Mr. Loc Tam Xa, party secretary of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son congratulated the province on socio-economic development and Covid-19 prevention and control. At the same time, thank you for the vaccine support for Vietnam, according to the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In addition to 800,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine produced by the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinopharm, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region also supports Vietnam with many medical equipment and supplies for disease prevention.
Minister Bui Thanh Son suggested the two sides maintain exchanges and strengthen the sharing of information and policies related to the prevention of Covid-19, and coordinate to prevent epidemics in border areas.
The Minister also proposed to apply effective measures to maintain the growth momentum of economic – trade cooperation, create favorable conditions for Vietnamese goods to be imported into China, coordinate well in the management of the border area. speed up the construction of border gate infrastructure connections, soon complete internal procedures to upgrade border gates and promptly handle arising problems satisfactorily.
Secretary Loc Tam Xa said that Guangxi will make efforts to improve the efficiency of customs clearance of goods at railway and road border gates, creating favorable conditions for Vietnamese goods to be imported into Guangxi and through Guangxi. into China’s inland provinces and into Central Asia.
Previously, when meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh at the 13th meeting of the Steering Committee for Bilateral Cooperation between Vietnam and China in Hanoi on September 10, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi pledged to provide three more aid to China. million doses of vaccine for Vietnam this year, bringing the total number of vaccines China has donated to Vietnam to 5.7 million doses.