The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) and the Vietnam-Hungary Friendship Association (VHFA) in Ho Chi Minh City jointly hosted an informal get-together on August 19 to celebrate Hungary’s national day (August 20).

Addressing the meeting, Chairman of VHFA Le Minh Triet highlighted the close friendship between Vietnam and Hungary, saying that Hungary always considered Vietnam as a stable and reliable strategic partner in Southeast Asia.

The Vietnamese people always remembered and respected the wholehearted assistance of Hungary’s people during Vietnam’s struggle for national independence and freedom, he said.

Triet also said that Vietnam-Hungary relations still had further potential for development. It was necessary to expand and promote cooperative ties between the two countries in all fields, especially in education, human resource training, health care and culture, he said./.