On September 25th, 2017, at Presidential Palace, the Official Reception Ceremony of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on the occasion of his visit to Vietnam. Minister of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung participating in the Vietnam’s Government Delegation attended the Ceremony.
After the Ceremony, the two sides have organized the meeting. At the meeting, the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Hungarian counterpart agreed that economic and commercial cooperation between Vietnam and Hungary had many positive developments for the past time, however, the results could be better improved with the potential and expectation of the two sides.
The two Prime Ministers agreed that it should improve the effects of the regime of the Joint Committee on economic cooperation, improving trade promotion, investment, creating the preference for the both countries’ enterprises in exploring market, especially in the advance field of Hungary which Vietnam had the demand such as: using the water resource, environment protection, pharmaceuticals, food processing, renewable energy…
After the meeting, the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Prime Minister Viktor Orbán held a press conference, issued the Vietnam-Hungary Joint Statement and witnessed the signing ceremony of cooperation documents in finance, culture, education and agriculture. labour, information and communication technology and a twinning agreement between Can Tho City and Hungary's Kávová city.
Minister of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs of Vietnam, Mr. Dao Ngoc Dung and Mr. Mihály Varga, Minister of National Economy of Hungary, signed a cooperation agreement on the field of vocational education.
This agreement aims at promoting cooperation between the two sides as well as towards the implementation of long-term partnership on the basis of equalities on rights and interests with many contents and forms as information exchange and data on vocational education; Organizing study visits for experts; hold conferences, seminars and other events; Programs to exchange teachers, administrators and students of vocational education institutions.
The two sides jointly considered granting some scholarships to teachers and students at vocational education institutions in Vietnam, in the field which Hungary had advance and other forms meet the demand of the two sides. This agreement comes into effect from the signing date and for 5 years.
It is known that the document signed between the two ministries is one of the 10 bilateral cooperation documents signed between Vietnam and Hungary signed on the occasion of the visit of the Hungarian Prime Minister.