President Tran Dai Quang takes the oath at the inauguration (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnamese President, Prime Minister (PM) and National Assembly Chairwoman continued to receive congratulations from Asian countries’ leaders on their election to the posts.

In separate messages sent to President Tran Dai Quang, Japanese Emperor Akihito and PM Shinzo Abe said their country treasures its ties with Vietnam and wants the two nations’ amity and cooperation to be redoubled.

Congratulations were also offered to PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc by his counterparts from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Park Pong Chu), Japan (Shinzo Abe), and the Republic of Korea (Hwang Kyo-ahn). Bruneian Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah also cabled a similar note to the new Government leader of Vietnam.

They all voiced their belief that their countries’ friendship and partnership with Vietnam will flourish in the future.

Meanwhile, Speaker of the Republic of Korea National Assembly Chung Ui-hwa congratulated Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on her election as Chairwoman of Vietnam’s National Assembly.-VNA