Vietnam Day held in Slovakia
Tuesday, 30/08/2022 16:43 (GMT+7)
The Vietnam Day in Slovakia was co-organized by the Vietnamese Embassy and the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Slovakia on August 28 in Bratislava.
The event was held in a large scale in the capital city of Slovakia for the first time and had a special meaning in the context that the Slovak Government is to officially recognize the Vietnamese community as the country’s 14th ethnic minority group.
Speaking at the event, President of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Slovakia Vo Phuong expressed his hope to further develop the Vietnamese community to make more contributions to the growth of the Vietnam-Slovakia relations.
Vietnamese Ambassador to Slovakia Nguyen Tuan highly appreciated the role of the overseas Vietnamese Association in Slovakia and desired to expand the Vietnamese community with recognized achievements in supporting flood victims in the central region and the National COVID-19 Vaccine Fund and fight the pandemic at home.
He also emphasized the significance of the event when the Slovak Government is about to recognize the Vietnamese community as the country’s 14th ethnic minority group. This will be an evidence for the integration capacity of Vietnamese people into the host country, he added.
The ambassador congratulated the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Slovakia for organizing its congress successfully, expressing his hope that new leaders of the association will continue to support the community to further develop and have stronger influence in the local country./.