Algerian Ambassador honored with friendship insignia

Tuesday, 23/04/2024 14:44
President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) Phan Anh Son on April 24 presented the “For peace and friendship among nations” insignia to Algerian Ambassador to Vietnam Abdelhamid Boubazine to honor his contributions to cooperation and friendship between the two peoples.
VUFO President Phan Anh Son presents the insignia "For Peace and Friendship among Nations" to Algerian Ambassador to Vietnam Abdelhamid Boubazine. (Photo: PANO)

Speaking at the ceremony, VUFO President Phan Anh Son confirmed that during his term, Ambassador Abdelhamid Boubazine had made many contributions to promoting cooperation between Vietnam and Algeria in the fields of politics, diplomacy, economics, culture, education and people-to-people exchanges. “Ambassador Abdelhamid Boubazine has actively coordinated closely with the VUFO and the Vietnam-Algeria Friendship Association to organize the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Algeria (October 28), and the organization of a photo exhibition about relations between the two countries.

According to Mr. Son, Ambassador Abdelhamid Boubazine has promoted and supported the Vietnam National Drama Theatre to produce the play “Người đi dép cao su” (The Man in the Rubber Sandals), a famous work on Uncle Ho by Algerian playwright Kateb Yacine. The Ambassador also actively supported the film crew of the Military Radio and Television Center to go to Algeria to carry out a project to produce the documentary film "Dien Bien Phu seen from Africa" to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory (May 7)

In education, the Ambassador has made efforts to promote the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Vietnam Diplomatic Academy and the Algerian Academy of Diplomacy and International Relations. Regarding cooperation between localities, Mr. Son highlighted the ambassador's role in the establishment of the twinning relationship between Vietnam's Dien Bien province and Algeria's Batna province, marking a new development in the people-to-people diplomacy between the provinces in particular, and the connection between the two countries in general.

Expressing his honor to receive the insignia, Ambassador Abdelhamid Boubazine shared his close feelings and good memories during more than 2 years of working in Vietnam, affirming that he will strive to further promote the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Algeria regardless of his position./.

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