During his phone talks with Giang on May 23, Guterres expressed his belief that under the leadership of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV), the State and President Lam, Vietnamese people will reap more achievements across all spheres, particularly the implementation of sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, in conversation with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres

The Secretary General affirmed that the U.N. will continue to be a reliable partner of Vietnam in its cause of national development.

Guterres also noted his hope to meet Lam in the time ahead to further promote the good relations between Vietnam and the U.N., while appreciating the Southeast Asian nation’s remarkable socio-economic achievements as well as its contribution to the handling of global issues at U.N. forums.

On this occasion, the two sides compared notes on the international situation, newly-emerging issues at the U.N., and solutions to raise the operational efficiency of the U.N. system.

Source: VNA