President Truong Tan Sang cabled a message of congratulations on December 4 to Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his 87 th birthday and his country’s celebration of National Day (December 5).

On the occasion, Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung sent a congratulatory message to his Thai counterpart Prayut Chan-ocha.

The same day, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh congratulated his counterpart Tanasak Patimaprkorn.-VNA