The Vietnamese embassies in some countries have organised a range of activities to celebrate the 69th anniversary of Vietnam’s National Day (September 2).

On September 2, the Vietnamese Embassy in Indonesia, in conjunction with the Vietnamese permanent delegation to ASEAN, held a ceremony in Jakarta to mark the day.

Speaking at the event, Ambassador Nguyen Xuan Thuy reiterated the traditional ties between Indonesia and Vietnam, expressing his gratitude to the Indonesian Government for its support for Vietnam in the past.

The diplomat confirmed that Vietnam always actively supports regional linkages through multi-lateral channels, such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), and Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), and considers building and consolidating strategic trust a crucial contribution to the maintenance of peace, stability and maritime security and safety in the region.

On the same day, the Vietnamese Embassies in Mozambique and Angola hosted similar events marking the 69th National Day.

On behalf of the Government of Mozambique, the General Secretary of the Foreign Ministry, Filipe Shidumo, praised the achievements gained by the Vietnamese people over the past years.

He expressed his hope to learn from Vietnam’s experiences in socio-economic development and national defence.

Ambassador to Mozambique Nguyen Van Trung highlighted the great significance of the anniversary, reviewing the progress made in terms of the friendship and bilateral cooperation between the parties, governments and peoples of the two countries.

At the same time, Ambassador to Angola Do Ba Khoa underlined the determination of the Vietnamese Government and people in nation building and national defence as well as safeguarding its sovereignty.

He expressed his hope that the relations between Vietnam and Angola will reach a new level in the future, particularly regarding agriculture, aquaculture, civil engineering, social welfare and labour, health care and education, trade, and technology.

Earlier, the Vietnamese Embassies in Belarus and Israel also hosted ceremonies in celebration of the National Day of Vietnam.-VNA