Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong hosted receptions today for new ambassadors of Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Australia, Armenia, Morocco, India, Germany and Malaysia, who came to present credentials.
Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong (L) receives the credentials of Thai Ambassador Tanee Sangrat on August 7
The Vietnamese leader lauded the importantrole of ambassadors who serve as bridges for friendship and cooperation betweenVietnam and their countries. He committed all possible support for them toaccomplish their duties.
Over the past years, Vietnam has stepped up comprehensive reform in a widerange of areas, resulting in socio-political stability, high economic growthand growing external relations, which is partly contributed by internationalfriends, especially those in the region and having close relationship withVietnam, he said.
He stated that Vietnam consistently followsthe external policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, cooperation anddevelopment, multilateralisation and diversification of ties, being ready to bea friend and trustworthy partner of countries globally.
On the occasion, he thanked the countriesfor providing support for Vietnam to fulfil its assigned tasks in the regionand the world.
The host hoped that during their tenures,ambassadors will have good impression about Vietnam, thus making practical andeffective contributions to bilateral ties.
He wished for the development of friendshipand cooperation between Vietnam and the countries, for prosperity of eachnation and for peace, friendship, cooperation and development in the region andthe world.-VNA