Under the plan, these activities would help Hanoi refute distorted viewpoints from hostile forces, while forecasting pending issues needed to address.
Additionally, the city would organize training courses for relevant parties related to foreign affairs; promoting regulations and knowledge related to national seas, islands, global and economic integration; people to people diplomacy, among others.
Hanoi People’s committee is set to develop plans, programs and projects in field of foreign affairs in 2020 to promote economic integration, human rights, Vietnam’s sovereignty over islands, borders and seas.
Meanwhile, the plan requested relevant agencies to collect public opinions from abroad and in the country regarding the city, while improving efficiency in promotional activities regarding foreign affairs.
Hanoi is expected to enhance cooperation with foreign press agencies to promote the image of Hanoi, its potential and advantages to foreign audience via media, social networks, internet or international events hosted by Hanoi.
To achieve these targets, Hanoi People’s Committee requested the local authorities to ensure efficient cooperation in activities related to foreign affairs, at the same time raising responsibilities of those in charge of foreign affairs to introduce the image of Hanoi to international friends.