President Truong Tan Sang sent greetings on December 4 to Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on the occasion of his 86 th birthday and the National Day of Thailand, which falls the day after.

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung also cabled a message of greetings and celebration to his Thai counterpart Yingluck Shinawatra.

The same day, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh sent a message to his counterpart Surapong Tovichakchaikul.-VNA