Kenya wants to foster cooperation with Vietnam hinh anh 1President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya (L) welcomes Ambassador Nguyen Kim Doanh (Source:

Nairobi (VNA)
– President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya wants to strengthen cooperation with Vietnam for the benefit of the two nations’ people.


He expressed his hope at a reception in Nairobi on September 26 for Vietnamese Ambassador to Tanzania and Kenya Nguyen Kim Doanh who came to present credentials.

For his part, Doanh expressed his willingness to contribute to boosting the multi-faceted relations between Vietnam and Kenya during his term.

During his working session with the Heads of the Asia – Australia Department and the Protocol Department of the Foreign Ministry, Doanh underlined the stable development of the two nations’ relations over the past 22 years.

The Nairobi – Hanoi direct flight route launched by Kenya Airways in April, 2015 has contributed to strengthening tourism and trade cooperation between the two nations, he added.

The Head of the Asia – Australia Department highlighted the fruitful cooperation between the two nations, saying that it laid down a favorable foundation for further boosting the bilateral ties, particularly in trade, sea freighting, and aviation.

He suggested the two nations strengthen delegation exchanges at all levels in the coming time, thus promoting the diplomatic ties and creating a momentum for development and deeper relations.

Doanh also took the occasion to call on Kenya to support Vietnam’s a candidate for the post of General-Director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).-VNA