The Indonesian Embassy in Vietnam on September 25 hosted a reception in Hanoi to mark the 67 th anniversary of its country’s Proclamation of Independence (August 17).

Speaking at the function, Indonesian Ambassador Mayerfas reviewed his country’s heroic and proud history and underlined the significance of the event to the Indonesians.

The ambassador thanked the Vietnamese government for its support and cooperation with Indonesia over the past years. He expressed his belief that the two countries will continue to develop and cooperate effectively in many fields in the future.

Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son said he is delighted at recent achievements recorded by Indonesia , as well as fine developments in friendship and cooperation between the two countries in politics, economics, trade, investment, education, labour, security and national defence.

He said he believes the Indonesians will continue obtaining greater successes in national construction and development and affirmed that Vietnam always wants to increase cooperation with Indonesia.-VNA