Hanoi (VNA)Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 18 cabled a message of congratulations to Saad Al-Hariri on his re-appointment as Prime Minister of Lebanon.

The same day, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan congratulated Nabih Berri, who was re-elected as the Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon.

Vietnam and Lebanon set up diplomatic ties on February 12, 1981.-VNA