Vietnam is doing very well in the fight against the
acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19),
including the repatriation of its citizens, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc
affirmed on February 17th.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc speaks at the government
meeting. (Photo: VNA)
Speaking at a government meeting in Hanoi on the
fight, the PM further said the country is a safe destination not only thanks
to very effective efforts against the epidemic, but also naturally as it is
warm from the north to the south.
Hailing effective efforts by localities in the fight
with support from the Ministry of Health and relevant authorities, the
government leader highlighted that Vietnam is home to a safe and attractive
environment for tourism, business and living.
He specifically affirmed the determination by the
government and localities for more resolute activities so as to reach the
socio-economic goals and targets set for this year, despite the ravaging
epidemic. “That determination and responsibility have by this moment
remained unchanged,” PM Phuc stressed.
Calling on investors and businessmen to stay
consistent with their plans, he affirmed that the government will ensure the
best environment for the business and the living of the people and investors
coming to Vietnam. The ministries, authorities and localities must take
measures to ensure the people’s travel, production, business, and, at the
same time, safety, the leader ordered.
He called on the people to place their trust on and
support to the government in the fight, and ordered the Ministry of
Information and Communications as well as other relevant authorities to deal
with the spread of wrongful information on the epidemic in a serious and