Congratulations to new Governor-General of New Zealand hinh anh 1

Dame Cindy Kiro, New Zealand's Governor-General, during her swearing-in ceremony. (Photo: Phil Smith/VNP)

Hanoi (VNA) – President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 21 send a message of congratulations to Dame Cindy Kiro after the latter was sworn in as the new Governor-General of New Zealand earlier the day.

Vietnam and New Zealand established diplomatic ties on June 19, 1975.

New Zealand opened an embassy in Hanoi and a consulate general in HCM City in November 1995, while Vietnam opened an embassy in New Zealand in May 2003 and a commercial affairs office in Auckland in 2005, which was moved to Wellington in 2007./.