- News in Vietnam
- 5 November 2021
Vietnam, Canada will promote recognition of vaccine passports
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Canadian counterpart agreed to encourage negotiations on the recognition of vaccine passports of the two countries during a meeting on the sidelines of COP26.
Meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the sidelines of the COP26 climate conference on November 2 in Glasgow, Scotland, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh announced that Vietnam had switched to safe, flexible adaptation, effective disease control, highly appreciate Canada’s ability to control the disease, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his Canadian counterpart said that the two countries need to promote negotiations on recognizing each other’s green visas and vaccine passports, supporting the recovery and socio-economic development of each country.
At a press conference on October 21, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said that Vietnam recognized vaccine passports of 72 countries and territories and discussed this topic with nearly 80 other partners.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh suggested that Canada open the market for Vietnamese seafood and agricultural products, especially tropical fruits, coffee, cashew nuts, green economy, digital economy, response to climate change.
The Prime Ministers of Vietnam and Canada also agreed to effectively implement and promote the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), boost trade in goods, and strive to bring two-way turnover to more than 8 billion USD.
The two leaders shared views on maintaining peace and stability based on international law. The Prime Minister of Canada affirmed the spirit of the rule of law, promoting a rules-based world order.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has just finished activities at the COP26 climate conference and is on an official visit to France today.