The outgoing Hungarian Ambassador, Vizi Laszlo, was awarded the friendship order for the contributions he has made to the friendly relationship between the two countries during his term in Vietnam.

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh presented the award to Vizi Laszlo in Hanoi on June 19. He praised the contributions the ambassador has made in promoting the traditional friendship and multi-faceted cooperation between the two countries.

At the ceremony, the ambassador said he feels honored to receive such a prestigious award and that it symbolises the friendship that lies between Vietnam and Hungary .

He added that he will do all he can to consolidate the friendship between both countries and will continue promote bilateral cooperation in the future.-VNA