Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam-Hungary Friendship Association (VHFA) under the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) organised an exchange programme at the Tuoi Tre (Youth) Park on September 18 on the occasion of the two countries’ National Days.

Addressing the event, VHFA Vice President Pham Viet Son expressed his delight at new developments of the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Hungary.

The relationship has been expanded and strongly developed across fields over the years, he said, citing the regular exchange of visits by the two countries’ leaders to clarify his view.

The two sides will work together to conduct more pragmatic activities contributing to deepening the fine relationship and elevating it to a strategic partnership, he said.

Son noted his hope that with endeavours of the Vietnamese and Hungarian Governments and people, the bilateral ties will further thrive, yielding great and tangible results, for the sake of the two countries’ people, and for peace, stability and development in the region and the world at large.

Hungarian Ambassador Ory Csaba said Vietnam and Hungary are marking the 66 th anniversary of their diplomatic ties in 2016.

The diplomat said he hope that the VUFO and the VHFA will join hands with each other to conduct more activities to promote the bilateral relations.-VNA