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.
Mr.Vo Thanh Hung, Vice Minister of Finance and Ms. Steffi Stallmeister, the World Bank’s Operations Manager for Vietnam, East Asia and Pacific co-chaired the conference on the review of the implementation of Vietnam Public Expenditure Review recommendations. The conference was hybrid, with 32 virtual groups of participants.
On November 17, Vice Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha had a virtual meeting with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s Staff mission led by Ms. Era Dabla-Norris. Attending the meeting were representatives from relevant departments of the Ministry.