Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has congratulated Nguyen Tan Dung on his re-election as Prime Minister of Vietnam at the ongoing 13 th National Assembly.

The Russian leader pledged further cooperation with the re-elected PM Dung and the Vietnamese Government for increased comprehensive relations between the two countries and facilitation of deployment of joint major projects in energy, mechanical engineering, infrastructure, hi-tech, telecommunications, military technology and other industries.

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjaijiva sent greetings to PM Dung on the occasion.

King Haji Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei, President Nathan of Singapore and Finnish President Tarja Halonen cabled greetings to newly elected State President Truong Tan Sang./.