Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (R) receives Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Vnukov Konstantin Vasilievich (Photo: VOH)

HCM City (VNA) – Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan hosted a reception on November 30 for Russian Ambassador to Vietnam Vnukov Konstantin Vasilievich.

Nhan expressed his delight at the growing traditional friendship between Vietnam and Russia, saying that both sides should work harder to concretize and develop the bilateral ties and promote the efficiency of joint projects and cultural, education exchange.

Ambassador Vnukov Konstantin Vasilievich said that he hopes the two sides will continue focusing on fostering collaboration in education, culture, people-to-people exchange, as well as the implementation of metro line project.-VNA