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Secretary-General Cvelbar Bek concludes her visit to Vietnam with the opening of a consulate

Secretary-General Renata Cvelbar Bek and Ambassador Alenka Suhadolnik opened the Slovenian Consulate in Ho Chi Minh City. The Secretary-General also met with Deputy Foreign Minister Le Thi Thu Hang, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hoang Long, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ta Quang Dong and Vice Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City Municipal People's Committee Nguyen Van Dung.
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Secretary-General Cvelbar Bek at the opening of an exhibition in Vietnam | Author Ministrstvo za zunanje in evropske zadeve

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The visit of the Secretary-General and the opening of the first Consulate of the Republic of Slovenia in Vietnam coincided with the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. The consulate will be headed by Honorary Consul Bui Quang Minh.

The Secretary-General held talks with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang and Deputy Minister of Industry and Technology Nguyen Hoang Long. The Secretary-General and the Minister agreed on the numerous opportunities for strengthening economic cooperation, especially in the areas of advanced technology, transport, logistics, infrastructure, as well as green and digital transformation. The Secretary-General announced that a business delegation from the logistics sector will visit Vietnam in September 2024. The meeting with the Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism focused on establishing links between the two countries in the fields of culture and tourism.

In collaboration with the Slovenian Embassy in Beijing, two exhibitions were opened at Van Lang University in Ho Chi Minh City: “Plečnik’s Ljubljana” and “Exhibition on Slovenian UNESCO Intangible Heritage”.