National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese assigned tasks
QĐND - Wednesday, November 01, 2006, 21:31 (GMT+7)
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung onOct. 27 signed Decision No. 243/2006/QĐ-TTg, defining the functions, tasks, power and organisational structure of the National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs .
Accordingly, the National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese is an agency equivalent to a general department under the Foreign Affairs Ministry. The agency will assist the Minister in the function of state management of affairs related to overseas Vietnamese.
Its assigned tasks include studying, conducting surveys, collecting information about and evaluating situations of overseas Vietnamese. The committee will also make recommendations on policies, mobilisation strategies for overseas Vietnamese to relevant agencies.
The chairman of the committee will be appointed by the Prime Minister while the vice chairmen will be nominated by the Foreign Affairs Minister from a recommendation by the Committee’s chairman.
Translated by Mai Huong