Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son awarded the Friendship Order from the Vietnamese State President to Ambassador Sean Doyle, Head of the European Union delegation to Vietnam, in Hanoi on Oct. 18.

This award is to honour his positive contributions to strengthening and developing friendship and comprehensive cooperation between Vietnam and the EU.

Ambassador Doyle said that the award manifests the friendship of the Vietnamese State, Government and people to him, as well as to the EU delegation to Vietnam.

Doyle affirmed that he will make continued contributions to strengthening and developing partnership and comprehensive cooperation between the two sides in the future./.