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Viet Nam makes voluntary financial contribution to CICA

CICA Secretary General Kairat Sarybay received Ambassador of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the Republic of Kazakhstan H.E. Mrs. Pham Thai Nhu Mai on 14 February 2023 to acknowledge the voluntary financial contribution by the Vietnamese side to the CICA Secretariat budget.

Secretary General expressed his sincere gratitude to the Government of Viet Nam for this significant gesture as it is the first time Viet Nam, which joined CICA in 2010, is making voluntary contribution to the Secretariat’s budget.

Kairat Sarybay noted that Viet Nam has been a continuous proponent of the CICA process, sharing its experience and wisdom with other Member States, and expressed confidence that it will further contribute to the development of CICA and its gradual transformation into a full-fledged international organization.

Ambassador Pham Thai Nhu Mai commended the successful 6th CICA Summit held in Astana last October, emphasized that 30 years of CICA cooperation has brought evident benefits to its all Member States and reassured Secretary General that Viet Nam is looking forward to working closely with Secretariat and Kazakhstan’s Chairmanship in implementing its priorities for 2022-2024.