New Zealand Embassy Ha Noi, Viet Nam
As part of the Young Business Leaders’ Initiative run by the AsiaNZ Foundation, Nguyen Thanh Vinh, CEO of Viet Nam textile company GARB, visited New Zealand for 10 days in April to meet with wool industry leaders, clothing importers, textile scientists and government agencies.
The Royal New Zealand Navy Ship, Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship (HMNZS) TE MANA with a crew of 25 officers and 102 sailors is making a five-day goodwill visit to Viet Nam from 24 to 29 April 2013. It is the fifth New Zealand naval ship visit to Viet Nam - the last occurred in 2011.
During the ship’s visit, senior officers will pay courtesy calls on navy counterparts and the local People's Committee.
Ambassador H.E. Haike Manning successfully concluded his first visit to Binh Dinh Province from 9 to 11 April 2013
Ambassador Manning first made his introductory calls on the Provincial Party Secretary, H.E. Nguyen Van Thien and Provincial Chairman, H.E. Le Huu Loc. Both sides highly appreciated a long-term partnership between New Zealand and Binh Dinh province grounded in a long history and in strong mutual interests.