New President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in (Photo: EPA/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang sent a congratulatory message on May 10 to Moon Jae-in on the latter’s election as President of the Republic of Korea.

The 64-year-old Moon Jae-in, a candidate of the Democratic Party, won 41.1 percent of the total votes in the presidential election on May 9.

The new president was sworn into office on May 10.-VNA