Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong delivers his inaugural speech on October 23 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Leaders of Bangladesh and Kazakhstan have congratulated General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on his election as President of Vietnam.

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh sent congratulatory messages to President Trong.

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev also offered congratulations to the Vietnamese President.

[Photos: Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong elected as State President]

The Party leader was elected President of Vietnam for the 2016-2021 tenure on October 23 during the sixth session of the 14th National Assembly.-VNA