President Truong Tan Sang on November 19 extended his congratulations to Emomali Rahmon on his re-election as President of the Republic of Tajikistan.

On the same day, President Sang also sent a message of congratulations to Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayom, who was elected as President of the Republic of the Maldives.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also conveyed congratulations to Dunya Maumoon on being appointed the Maldives’ Minister of State for Foreign Affairs on the same day.-VNA