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NA Chairman hails UK ambassador’s contributions

In Uncategorized on October 24, 2010 at 4:03 pm

NA Chairman hails UK ambassador’s contributions

QĐND – Sunday, October 24, 2010, 20:4 (GMT+7)

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Phu Trong received outgoing UK Ambassador to Vietnam Mark Kent in Hanoi on October 23.

NA Chairman Trong applauded major contributions of the UK ambassador to boosting the two countries’ relations in the fields of politics, economics, education and tourism as well as the two nations’ legislative ties. He said projects launched by the UK have helped increase the capacity of the Vietnamese National Assembly’s Office and other NA’s agencies.

The Vietnamese top legislator expressed his wishes that cooperative ties between the two legislative bodies would continue developing in the future.

Chairman Trong also expressed his belief that in the new position, the UK ambassador would make more contributions to the friendship and cooperation between the two nations.

For his part, Ambassador Mark Kent said he considers his tenure in Vietnam a milestone in his diplomatic cause, during which he had chances to visit many cities and provinces across the country.

He is pleased with multi-faceted friendship and cooperation between the two countries and wishes that the bilateral ties would further develop in the future.

Source: VNA, photo: VOV


Source: QDND

Ambassadors celebrate African Day in Hanoi

In Uncategorized on May 27, 2010 at 5:13 pm

Ambassadors, charges d’affaires offer incense in Do Temple

In Uncategorized on March 28, 2010 at 2:30 pm

Ambassadors, charges d’affaires offer incense in Do Temple

QĐND – Sunday, March 28, 2010, 21:6 (GMT+7)

Thirty ambassadors, charge d’affaires, heads of diplomatic delegations, representatives of the Untied Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and international organizations in Vietnam took part in an exchange programme titled “friendship spring walk” to visit historical relics in northern Bac Ninh province on March 27.

The programme is organised by the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) in coordination with the Hanoi Union of Friendship Organisations and Bac Ninh provincial People’s Committee.

Participants offered incense at Tieu Pagoda in Tuong Giang commune, Bac Ninh province where King Ly Cong Uan were raised as a youth.

They also visited Do Temple dedicated to 8 kings of the Ly dynasty and enjoyed a performance of Love Duets famous in Bac Ninh and recently recognised by UNESCO as part of the world’s intangible cultural heritage.

Addressing the exchange, Vu Xuan Hong, Chairman of the VUFO, applauded this as a meaningful activity to help the world community learn more about Vietnam’s traditional culture.

On behalf of the diplomatic corps, Moroccan Ambassador El Houcine Fardani, thanked the VUFO and Vietnamese people for their warm affection.

He expressed his hope that Vietnam would successfully fulfill its important role as ASEAN chair and organise the grand celebration of the 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND