Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan presented the German Ambassador to Vietnam , Rolf Schulze, with a Friendship Order in Hanoi on July 29.

At the award ceremony, Nhan spoke highly of the great efforts made by the German diplomat to Vietnam ’s development and the fine relations between the two countries.

For his part, Schulze expressed thanks to the Vietnamese Government for the “great honour”, saying it was a symbol of friendship that the Vietnamese Government and people have given to the German people.

He also pledged further contributions to strengthening and developing friendly and cooperative relations between Vietnam and Germany. /.