Diplomatic relations between Austria and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam were established in 1972 and have greatly evolved since then. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations, a series of joint events will be planned in 2022. In the meeting with H.E. Phan Văn Mãi, Commercial Counsellor Dietmar Schwank proposed several activities in the fields of technology, smart city, transportation and environmental protection, which will be conducted in 2022 together with the Government of Ho Chi Minh City.
Meeting with Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee
On 30 November 2021, the new Austrian Ambassador Hans-Peter Glanzer met with H.E. Chairman Phan Văn Mãi, Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee, to discuss bilateral activities in the framework of next year's celebration of 50 years of diplomatic relations between Austria and Vietnam.