Poland’s Constitution Day (May 3) was marked at a gathering in HCM City on May 11. (Photo: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – Poland’s Constitution Day (May 3) was marked at a gathering in HCM City on May 11 to strengthen solidarity, friendship and cooperation between Vietnamese and Polish people.

The event was held by the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organisations (HUFO) and the Vietnam – Poland Friendship Association, with Polish Ambassador to Vietnam Barbara Szymanowska and deputy chairman of Wielkopolska province of Poland Maciej Sytek, who is on a visit to Vietnam, in attendance.

In her remarks, Szymanowska thanked HCM City authority, HUFO and Vietnam – Poland Friendship Association for their support for the Polish Embassy in successfully implementing many projects between Vietnam and Poland, contributing to the enhancement of mutual understanding, friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

She expected the strong bilateral relations will further expand and the two countries will continue cooperating to together build a better future for each side.

Congratulating his guests on the Constitution Day, President of the Vietnam – Poland Friendship Organisation Nguyen Dang Cuong highlighted the historic moment when Poland’s Constitution of May 3, 1791, the first constitution of its kind in Europe, was adopted, marking the birth of many political concepts that still exist today.

Cuong recalled Poland’s support for Vietnam in the country’s struggle for national independence as well as today’s development. The traditional ties have been nurtured by the two countries’ leaders and people in multiple areas, including economics, shipbuilding, agriculture, forestry and aquaculture.-VNA