Signing MoU between the Academy and National Administration School of France
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Participants included H.E. Mr. Berthand Lortholary, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of France in Vietnam; Mr. Pierre Thénard, Director for International Relations of ENA; and members from Embassy of Republic of France in Vietnam. On HCMA side, there were H.E. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quoc Ly, Vice President; Assoc.Prof. Dr. Hoang Phuc Lam, Standing Deputy Party Secretary; and representatives from some subordinate units.

Speaking at the ceremony, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quoc Ly highly evaluated the cooperative relations between Vietnam and France in general, the Academy and French partners in particular. He hoped that in the coming time, the Academy and Embassy of Republic of France in Vietnam would continue to enhance the cooperation and create conditions to expand the collaboration on training, scientific research… between the Academy and French partners, like ENA. Also, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quoc Ly informed that the Academy would open the training courses for potential high-ranking officials in the near future, so he expressed his desire that French Embassy in Vietnam and ENA would introduce some best experts to the Academy and the Academy could apply some module of ENA in training.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Le Quoc Ly spoke at the ceremony

Expressing his sincere thanks for the Academy’s warm welcome, H.E. Berthand Lortholary, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of France in Vietnam stated that cooperation in administration sector is one of the main pillars in bilateral relations between the two countries. The important topics in public administration reform in France would be great experience for Vietnam. The Ambassador affirmed that the French Embassy in Vietnam would always support and cooperate with the Academy, opening prospects of long-term cooperation and deepening the friendship relations between the two sides.

The signing ceremony between HCMA and ENA

This MoU marked a milestone in the relationship between HCMA and ENA as the schools for training high-ranking officials of Vietnam and France. This MoU established the formal framework of cooperation between the two parties on sharing experiences, doing scientific research and exchanging experts.

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News, photo: Ngoc Ha & Manh Thang

Translator: Minh Hang/ Proofreader: Dr Vu Thanh Van