A get-together was held in Hanoi on May 23 to mark Bulgaria’s National Day of Culture and Slavic Script, which falls on May 24.

Congratulating the Bulgarian community in Hanoi on the occasion, Bulgarian Ambassador Evgureni Stefanow Stoytchev expressed his pleasure with the two countries’ increasing development of friendship and cooperation.

He described the event as a chance for Vietnamese people who studied and worked in Bulgaria to meet and recall their memories of the European country.

On behalf of the Vietnam-Bulgaria Friendship Association, and over 30,000 Vietnamese people who studied and worked in Bulgaria, Chairman Nguyen Van Tuan praised Bulgaria’s valuable and effective assistance to Vietnam’s national liberation in the past and its current development drive.

He expressed his belief in the further development of the traditional friendship between the two countries and peoples.-VNA