Bilateral meeting with the Vietnamese Delegation : Friendship Medal Ceremony

On 14 February 2013,  the Vietnamese delegation, which included His Excellency Truong Chi Trung, Vice Minister of Finance, met with Kevin Cleaver, IFAD's Associate Vice-President Programmes, Hoonae Kim, Director Asia and Pacific Division (APR), other IFADcolleagues.

This bilateral meeting was an opportunity for the Vietnamese delegation to honour the work of Ms Atsuko Toda,  the former  Vietnam Country Program Manager, by awarding her with a friendship medal.

The Vietnamese delegation congratulated Kanayo Nwanze  for his re-election as President of IFAD.  They also expressed their gratitude to IFAD for the support the organisation has given them through the many years.

Kevin Cleaver underscored the great partnership between the Government of Viet Nam and IFAD, reconfirming IFAD’s support to the country for the coming years.