This morning (15 February 2022), the Ministry of Finance held a Roundtable on financing climate change. Permanent Vice Minister of Finance Mr. Tran Xuan Ha and Ms. Carolyn Turk - World Bank Country Director in Viet Nam co-chaired the discussion.
The Ministry of Finance, acting under the authority from the Government of Viet Nam, signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to become the eighth member of the Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility (SEADRIF) include Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, The Philippines, Singapore, Japan and Viet Nam. Nguyen Duc Chi, Vice Minister of Finance of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, representative of Viet Nam in the SEADRIF Council of Members.
On November 19, Vietnamese Minister of Finance Ho Duc Phoc and Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg virtually signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on financial cooperation between the Ministry of Finance of Vietnam and the Australian Treasury for the 2021-2023 period. In Viet Nam, the signing ceremony was held in the presence of the Minister & Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy in Vietnam and Directors of some functional departments of the Ministry of Finance of Viet Nam.