Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung on June 3 handed over the Friendship Medal to Nilgun Tas, former Chief Representative in Vietnam of the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).

The decoration was made in recognition of Nilgun Tas’s contributions to boosting cooperation between Vietnam and the UN, particularly UNIDO.

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Minister Trung praised Nilgun Tas’s active contributions and recognised her efforts in promoting the One UN Initiative in Vietnam .

For her part, Nilgun Tas promised, in her new position, she would continue to boost cooperation and assistance from UNIDO to Vietnam in the coming time./.