|Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan speaks at the meeting with female ambassadors. Photo: Viet Cuong/VOV
At the meeting, Vice President Xuan stressed the important role women play in the family and society, as well as in the development process of each country, nation, and the mankind. Vietnam, like many countries around the world, has made important strides in promoting gender equality and empowering women. The Vice President emphasized the relationship of equality, cooperation and mutual benefit between Vietnam and other countries and international organizations.
“We hope that female Ambassadors, female representatives of international organizations, who are women associated with culture, can use soft power to enhance cooperation between Vietnam and international organizations and countries in the coming time,” Xuan said, adding that “This is a way for us to connect and promote cooperation for peace, cooperation and development in the region and in the world. We are all female leaders, so it is necessary to incorporate gender in cooperation policies and areas to give women the best access to development opportunities.”
|The Ambassador of Bangladesh speaks at the meeting. Photo: Viet Cuong/VOV
Ambassador of Bangladesh to Vietnam Samina Naz congratulated Vietnam on its gender equality achievements. In particular, in 2022, Vietnam was recognized as one of the 10 best countries globally in realizing the United Nations' goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.