Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca wants to plant forests in Vietnam
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh receives Mr. Pascal Soriot, General Director of AstraZeneca Group – Photo: GOVERNMENT ELECTRONICS
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam, his visit and work Pascal Soriot at the invitation of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh. This is the third time the head of government meets the head AstraZeneca after a phone call on August 19, 2021 and a face-to-face meeting in the UK on November 2, 2021.
In an open and sincere atmosphere, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh welcomed Mr. Pascal Soriot back to Vietnam after 25 years to witness with his own eyes the achievements in epidemic prevention and control and economic development of Vietnam.
These achievements, according to the prime minister, are due to the practical contributions of many countries and organizations, including AstraZeneca Group. AstraZeneca not only provides early and timely vaccines but also offers incentives for Vietnam. The Prime Minister affirmed that the Government and people of Vietnam will never forget the valuable sharing and help of AstraZeneca.
The Prime Minister affirmed that thanks to the 5K formula + vaccines, drugs + treatment + technology + people’s consciousness, in which vaccines play a very important role, Vietnam has basically controlled the epidemic, opened the door to tourism. international calendar from March 15, 2022.
According to the head of government, the development strategy of AstraZeneca is completely consistent with the strategy, vision and thinking of Vietnam in protecting people’s health and sustainable development. Therefore, it is inevitable and objective that the two sides promote and deepen the cooperation relationship that has a foundation of 25 years.
Thanking the Prime Minister for the warm welcome, Mr. Pascal Soriot affirmed that Vietnam always has a special place in his heart.
AstraZeneca’s General Director affirmed that this visit to Vietnam is aimed at deepening the existing good cooperation relationship between the group and Vietnam.
In response to the Prime Minister’s proposals, Mr. Pascal Soriot pledged that AstraZeneca would invest more to improve healthcare capacity and train human resources in Vietnam.
The General Director of AstraZeneca also shared that he was especially impressed with Vietnam’s strong commitment at COP26 and affirmed that if countries were as committed as Vietnam, the world would certainly be more beautiful.
According to him Pascal Soriot, present AstraZeneca is investing $ 400 million in afforestation projects in countries around the world with the goal of planting 1 billion trees globally by 2026.
He hopes to be able to implement the above project in Vietnam, contributing to supporting Vietnam in achieving its goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and green development.
AstraZeneca is one of the three leading corporations in the world in research and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and wishes to expand its presence in Vietnam.
During the meeting on the afternoon of May 31, AstraZeneca General Director Pascal Soriot pledged that the group would work closely with the Government of Vietnam to improve its medical and treatment capacity, develop the pharmaceutical industry, and be ready to transfer technology. vaccine production technology for Vietnam.
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