President Tran Dai Quang received outgoing Mongolian Ambassador to Vietnam Dorj Enkhbat in Hanoi on October 24. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang received outgoing Mongolian Ambassador to Vietnam Dorj Enkhbat in Hanoi on October 24.

He hailed the Ambassador’s efforts to enhance the two countries’ traditional friendship over the past 20 years.

Both nations have increased high-level delegation exchanges and reached important agreements on economics, trade, defense and security in recent years, he said.

Though the bilateral trade is still modest, its potential is extremely huge, the President said, urging the two sides to boost mutual support at multilateral forms, including of the United Nations.

Vietnam will persuade other members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to support Mongolia to get involved in, he said.

He expressed his belief that the Ambassador will continue contributing to the development of the long-standing amity between the two countries in his new position.

Ambassador Dorj Enkhbat thanked the Party, State and Government of Vietnam for supporting him to fulfil his mission during his tenure in Vietnam .

The two countries have seen progresses in bilateral relations in recent times thanks to the top leaders’ exchange activities, thus propelling their political and trade ties forwards, he added.-VNA