Vietnam’s National Day marked in Hungary

Tuesday, 29/08/2023 16:07
A meeting has been held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Hungary in collaboration with the Hungary-Vietnam Friendship Association and the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Hungary in Budapest to celebrate National Day of Vietnam (September 2) and Hungary (August 20).

Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Nguyen Thi Bich Thao presents certificates of merit
to the outstanding translators (Photo: VOV)

The event drew the participation of 150 delegates from Hungary and Vietnam.

Speaking at the event, President of the Hungary-Vietnam Friendship Association Kristóf Szatmáry highlighted Hungarian people’s warm sentiments towards Vietnam, and affirmed that the association will continue making contributions to the relations between the two countries in all fields.

At the meeting, Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Nguyen Thi Bich Thao briefed participants on the historical significance of the date of September 2, 1945, when President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence, announcing the founding of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam which is the Socialist Republic of Vietnam now.

She reviewed achievements in the traditional friendship and all-round partnership between Vietnam and Hungary after 73 years of the diplomatic relation establishment and five years of bilateral comprehensive partnership.

The Ambassador affirmed that the bilateral ties are developing fruitfully on the key pillars of politics-diplomacy, economy-trade, justice, education-training and parliamentary cooperation.

On this occasion, she thanked the Hungarian Government for supporting Vietnam in training high-quality human resources, and lauded the efforts by the Hungary-Vietnam Friendship Association in fostering people-to-people exchange between the two countries.

At the event, outstanding Vietnamese and Hungarian translators were honoured for their works in introducing and promoting Vietnamese and Hungarian cultural values to each other countries./.