THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No. 45/2006/QD-TTg
Hanoi, February 28, 2006
 
DECISION
PROMULGATING THE REGULATION ON ISSUANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF APEC BUSINESS TRAVEL CARDS
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the National Assembly Standing Committee's Resolution No. 899/NQ-UBTVQH11 of May 19, 2005;
In order to create favorable conditions for Vietnamese business people and business people of countries and territories participating in the Scheme on APEC business travel cards in business cooperation, commercial, investment, service activities or for participation in conferences and seminars or for other economic purposes in countries and territories being members to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum;
At the proposal of the Public Security Minister, the Foreign Affairs Minister and the Trade Minister,
DECIDES:

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Article 1.- To promulgate together with this Decision the Regulation on issuance and management of APEC business travel cards.
Article 2.-This Decision takes effect 15 days after its publication in "CONG BAO."
Article 3.- Ministers, heads of ministerial-level agencies, heads of Government-attached agencies and presidents of provincial/municipal People's Committees shall have to implement this Decision.
 

 

 
PRIME MINISTER


Phan Van Khai
 
REGULATION
ON ISSUANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF APEC BUSINESS TRAVEL CARDS
(Promulgated together with the Prime Minister's Decision No. 45/2006/QD-TTg of February 28, 2006)
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article 1.- APEC business travel cards (hereinafter abbreviated to ABTC) mean a kind of document issued by competent authorities of countries or territories participating in the Scheme on APEC business travel card to their business people in order to facilitate their travels to conduct business cooperation, commercial, investment or service activities; to participate in conferences and seminars; or for other economic purposes in countries and territories within APEC participating in the Scheme. ABTC holders, when entering or departing from countries or territories stated in their ABTC, need not obtain visas of such countries or territories.
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