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Sunday, September 6, 2020 - 22:51
Guidelines on COVID-19 prevention and control regulations for foreign nationals on short-term visits

On August 31, 2020, Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thanh Long-Acting Minister of Health signed Official Circular No. 4674 / BYT-MT providing new guidelines on COVID-19 prevention and control regulations for foreign nationals on short-term visits (less than 14 days) to Viet Nam.

Friday, August 21, 2020 - 23:55
ASEAN Day 2020 successfully held in Washington D.C.

In the evening of 20 August 2020, H.E. Ha Kim Ngoc, Ambassador of Viet Nam to the United States, hosted the virtual celebration of the 53rd anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asia (ASEAN), in coordination with other ASEAN Embassies in Washington D.C.

Monday, August 3, 2020 - 12:08
Viet Nam Embassy in Washington D.C celebrates 25 years of Viet Nam - US diplomatic relations

On July 28, Viet Nam Embassy in Washington D.C organized a virtual ceremony chaired by Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States Ha Kim Ngoc to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Viet Nam - US diplomatic ties. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), Congressman Ted Yoho (R-Florida) were the Guests of Honor at the ceremony.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 15:03
Viet Nam is importing more coal from West Virginia, the United States

The first direct shipment of American coal is planned to depart for Viet Nam this September. This shipment will include more than 100 thousand tons of coal mined from West Virginia.

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 09:49
Commercial flights connecting Viet Nam and several destinations in Asia to resume from mid-July

The Government of Viet Nam has approved an Initial Plan to resume commercial flights to several destinations in Asia. Accordingly, from the middle of July 2020, Viet Nam will resume a number of flights to Guangzhou (China), Taiwan (China), Seoul (South Korea), and Tokyo (Japan) with a frequency of 1 to 2 flights per week per route. Airports for departures and arrivals in Viet Nam include Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, and Danang International Airport.

Embassy Activities

Important notice on the Embassy’s schedule

Starting from May 31, 2020, the Embassy's Chancery at Suite 400, 1233 20th St NW, Washington D.C. 20036 will open from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Tuesday and Thursday. All activities on Monday, Wednesday and Friday would be conducted under the telework policy. All consular services will be provided at the Consular Division of the Embassy. Hours of operation: from 9:00 am to 12.00 pm & from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Ambassador Ha Kim Ngoc had phone call with congressman Ami Bera

On May 21, 2020, in Washington DC, the Viet Nam Ambassador to the United States Ha Kim Ngoc had a telephone conversation with Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation to discuss Viet Nam-U.S. Comprehensive Partnership and bilateral cooperation in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam contributes to ASEAN-US cooperation in trade, finance

In a recent working session in Washington between ASEAN countries’ ambassadors to the US with representatives of the US Trade and Development Agency and the Export - Import Bank of the US, Vietnamese Ambassador Ha Kim Ngoc highly valued the ASEAN - US strategic partnership, adding that Vietnam attaches great importance to its comprehensive partnership with the US.