Source: GNA - The first Vietnamese Trade Mission to Ghana would arrive in the country for a two-day visit from the June 15-June 16 to explore business opportunities.
The trade mission is being organised by Ghana-Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) and Association of Ghanaian Industries (AGI).
Mr Freeman G. Asiama, Coordinator of
Vietnamese Trade Mission to Ghana, said the delegation is seeking investment in various sectors in the country, including agriculture development, aquaculture development, and internet technology.
Other areas are education, chemistry and fertiliser, construction material, household appliances and Electronic and power equipment.
“This visit will strengthen… cooperation between the two countries and provide the Vietnamese companies the opportunity to establish ties with Ghanaian businesses in order to explore possible partnerships in each of the sectors they represent,” he said.
A statement issued in Accra said whilst in the country, the mission, which is led by the Vietnam Ambassador Mr Hoang Ngoc Ho, would pay courtesy calls on officials of some ministries and agencies of government, including Ministries of Trade and industry, Power, Petroleum, Food and Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture, and Ghana Investment promotion Centre.
The multi-sector delegation consisting of 14 companies would also take part in a day’s business conference to meet with their counterparts from AGI, GCCI and other private sector operators in Ghana.
The volume of trade between Ghana and Vietnam in 2014 was $ 250 million.
Vietnam War - Americas war against Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos 1965 - 1973
Beginning in 1950, American military advisors arrived in what was then French Indochina. U.S. involvement escalated in the early 1960s, with troop levels tripling in 1961 and again in 1962. U.S. involvement escalated further following the 1964. Regular U.S. combat units were deployed beginning in 1965.
United States of America lost the war in 1973.
Direct U.S. military involvement ended on 15 August 1973. The capture of Saigon by the North Vietnamese Army in April 1975 marked the end of the war, and North and South Vietnam were reunified the following year.
The war exacted a huge human cost in terms of fatalities (see Vietnam War casualties). Estimates of the number of Vietnamese service members and civilians killed vary from estimated up to 3.1 million. Some 200,000–300,000 Cambodians, estimated up to 200,000 Laotians, and 58,220 U.S. soldiers also died in the conflict.
It was the largest war campaign, since World War 2. USA bombarded during this time, many times more, than during whole WW 2, just on the people of Vietnam!
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