Being a distinctive
Vietnamese dish, especially to those who live in the North, Pho is available
everywhere, from villages to urban cities, to be sold by street vendors or
served at luxurious restaurants.
About 100 km to the south of
Ha Noi and 7 km away from Ninh Binh city, Trang An Landscape Complex covers an
area of more than 2,000 hectares, mostly comprising karst hills, mysterious and
majestic grottos, paddy fields and dozens of historical and cultural relics
such as pagodas and temples.
Lying at the height of
approximately 2,000 meters above the sea level, covered with clouds all the
year round, Sapa has a magnificent and pristine beauty of a typical mountainous
town in the Northern border area of Viet Nam. It is famous for terraced fields
stretching as far as the eye can see and villages perching on mountain slopes.
Hung Kings' Festival or Hung Kings death anniversary is a Vietnamese festival held annually from the 8th to the 11th of the third lunar month, in which the 10th day is the main festival day.
Together with Pho and spring
roll, Vietnamese sandwich has become so famous and popular in many countries
that it is included as a new word in the American dictionary.
"Balance" may be
the single word that is commonly used to describe Viet Nam's gastronomy. In
essence, Vietnamese cuisines usually reach the balance of ingredients and
recipe: neither putting too much salt and fat, nor using fattening cooking
methods such as frying that may lead to diseases.
The Mekong Delta is the
southernmost region of Viet Nam, comprising one city and 12 provinces. The
Delta is formed by a huge amount of silt and has been extended together with
the sea level rise over the years.
Situated in Kien Giang
province, Phu Quoc is the largest island among the 22 islands located in the
Gulf of Thailand, and also the largest island of Viet Nam.
Mui Ne is located in the east
coast of Phan Thiet city, Binh Thuan province and about 250 km north of Ho Chi
Minh City. The place is famous for shady roads under coconut trees, wonderful
beaches, cliffs and sand dunes glowing in the sunlight.
Located in Nha Trang city,
Khanh Hoa province, Nha Trang Bay is known as the most famous beach destination
in Viet Nam.
More than 40 km south of Tuy
Hoa city, Phu Yen province, the Cliff of Stone Plates looks, from a far
distance, like a huge beehive which is about 50 meters in width, 200 meters in
Located in Da Nang city in
the central region of Viet Nam, Son Tra is referred to as a precious natural
pearl. This peninsula has a moderate climate all the year round. It is
particularly charming with vast forests, sheltering a large number of rare
animals, beautiful coral reefs and alluring beaches such as Bai Bac, Bai Nam
and Bai But.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National
Park is situated in Quang Binh province. The Park can be compared to a huge and
valuable geological museum of the world thanks to its complicated geological
structure with different categories of stone including sandstone, quartz,
schist, siliceous limestone.
Recognized by UNESCO as a
world heritage site for its values of landscape, geology and geomorphology in
1994 and 2000, Ha Long Bay, located in Quang Ninh province, is a wonderful and
skillful masterpiece of nature.
We call on the concerned parties to make further efforts to overcome their differences to facilitate the formation of a new government for the sake of stabilizing the political situation. The Government of Iraq should be keen on the reforms to meet the aspiration of its people. These reforms should be carried out in parallel with policies that foster the national reconciliation, unity and stability.
We support the efforts by the Government as well as other political leaders of Somalia for national unity and reconciliation. We join the call upon all parties concerned to make further efforts to engage in a constructive dialogue, for the sake of security, sustained stability and development of Somalia.
In the context of the current political impasse, we call on political parties in Haiti to engage in national dialogue to make compromise and find a peaceful way out the political impasse, for the sake of sustained stability and development of Haiti.
Secure, safe and affordable housing is a prerequisite for each and everyone to live a full and stable life. It is the obligation of all Member States to realise this fundamental right. Viet Nam pursues international cooperation in this regard, and through the Commission, reaffirms the need of greater support and assistance rendered to developing countries to achieve their social development.
We do hope that the momentum for stabilization and de-escalation will continue, with the aim of moving further towards peaceful settlement of this situation, in accordance with international law, the Charter of the United Nations and relevant Security Council resolutions.
UN peacekeeping has proved to be an essential instrument in the maintenance of international peace and security. For this purpose, it is important to reiterate that peacekeeping operations must be carried out in accordance with international law and the Charter of the United Nations.