President Nguyen Xuan Phuc to attend virtual APEC meeting on COVID-19

Update: 15:31 | 14/07/2021
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend a virtual informal meeting of leaders of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum on July 16, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc to attend virtual APEC meeting on COVID-19
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc. (Photo: VNA)

Attendance will be made at the invitation of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

According to a statement, PM Ardern called for the informal meeting of APEC leaders in the hope of seeking immediate steps to address the COVID-19 crisis.

Earlier on June 5, trade ministers of 21 APEC member economies agreed on a target to obtain a quick economic recovery in the context of COVID-19, starting with acceleration in vaccine distribution.

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(Source: VNA)