At the celebrationAddressing the celebration, Vietnamese Ambassador to Greece Nguyen Manh Cuong informed overseas Vietnamese in Greece of the country’s socio-economic and political achievements in 2018. Accordingly, he stressed that last year, the economic growth rate reached 7.08%, the highest over the past 10 years, with the average income per capita of USD2,587, the continued improvement of the business environment, and sustainable poverty reduction.
Moreover, the building of the Party and the political system was strengthened while corruption prevention was carried out synchronously and strongly, and bilateral and multilateral external affairs were accelerated, contributing to creating a peaceful and stable environment in the region and in the world.
According to Ambassador Cuong, the Vietnam - Greece relationship has been reinforced with diverse agreements having been carried out efficiently, especially those reached after high ranking Vietnamese leaders’ visits to Greece.
The Vietnamese country, culture and people as well as its socio-economic achievements were introduced to overseas Vietnamese communities during the celebration.
Attending the celebration, hero Kostas Sarantidis (Nguyen Van Lap) showed his happiness with the comprehensive and stable development of the country, saying he believed that the Vietnam - Greece relationship would develop more and more.
Expressing his thanks to the Vietnamese Embassy in Greece over its support for the Vietnamese community, Nguyen Tang Huy, Chairman of the Vietnamese Association in Greece, pledged to develop a more and more united Vietnamese community, and wished Vietnam to be a developed, strong and prosperous nation./.