MoFA announces outcomes of APEC Summit Week
16:34 | 17/11/2017

VGP – Deputy FM Bui Thanh Son, APEC 2017 SOM Chair, chaired a press briefing to announce outcomes of the 2017 APEC Summit Week to foreign representative officers and international organization representatives on November 17, in Ha Noi.

Deputy FM Bui Thanh Son

The event drew the attendance of nearly 70 representative officers  and international organization representatives.

Deputy FM Son emphasized that the 2017 APEC Summit Week was held in Da Nang City with over 11,000 participants including 4,500 senior officials, 4,000 enterprises; and nearly 3,000 reporters. 

Under the theme “Creating New Dynamism, Fostering a Shared Future,” Eight major documents were passed, particularly the Da Nang Declaration and the joint statement of the APEC Ministerial Meeting. 

For the first time, APEC agreed to promote economic, financial and social inclusion and innovative startups. APEC leaders also set major plans for APEC cooperation until 2020 and beyond so as to work towards an APEC for people and businesses, help to build an Asia-Pacific community of peace, stability, dynamism, inter-connectivity and prosperity, and uphold APEC’s leadership in coping with new challenges. 

Deputy PM Son took the occasion to express the sincere thanks to the support of member economies and the practical support of representative offices in Ha Noi and international organizations. 

A representative from diplomatic corps and international organizations praised the important outcomes of the 2017 APEC Summit Week, hailing the coordinating role of Viet Nam./. 

By Kim Anh 

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