Congratulations to new Singaporean President, parliament speaker hinh anh 1Singapore’s President-elect Halimah Yacob (Photo: Yahoo News Singapore/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – President Tran Dai Quang, on September 13, sent a congratulatory message to Singapore’s President-elect Halimah Yacob.

On September 14, Yacob will be sworn in as Singapore's eighth President and first female head of state.

Also on September 13, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan sent her congratulation to Tan Chuan Jin on his election as Speaker of the Parliament of Singapore.-VNA