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Right measures, public support among ‘secrets’ behind success of COVID-19 fight, PM says

VGP – Viet Nam’s success in the COVID-19 came as a result of early awareness of the pandemic severity, right and drastic measures, and widespread support of citizens, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told Ha Noi-based correspondents on Thursday.

Interviewed by Bloomberg, NHK, Akahata, TASS, the Government chief stressed the consistent stance of fighting the pandemic like fighting as though enemy with the invovlement of the whole political system and society.

Viet Nam has also been determined to staunch external transmission risks alongside quick isolatation and effective treatment in order to protect public health and life.

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To deal with tremendous impacts of the pandemic, the Government has introduced a range of measures to restart the economy and support those affected by the pandemic.

As the COVID-19 has been basically contained, the nation has entered “new normal” and will strive to achieve the GDP growth of 4.5-5% this year, said PM Phuc.

He took the occasion to extend thanks to foreign press outlets for their comprehensive and unbiased coverage of Viet Nam’s fight against the pandemic, saying it is a great source of encouragement for the Government and people of Viet Nam in this fight./.

By Ngoc Van

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