General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Congratulations from foreign leaders continued to flow in after the Vietnamese National Assembly elected General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong as President of Vietnam.

The well wishers include President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins, President of Iceland Guoni Th. Johannesson, President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev, President of Greece Prokopios V. Pavlopoulos, President of Finland Sauli Niinisto, President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of Nicaragua and Chairman of FSLN Daniel Ortega Saavedra, and Vice President of Nicaragua Rosario Murillo.

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong also received congratulatory messages and letters from General Secretary of the Colombian Communist Party Jaime Caycedo Turriago, First Secretary of the Communist Party of Bolivia Ignacio Mendoza Pizarro, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Uruguay Juan Castillo, and Politburo member in charge of external affairs of the Communist Party of Uruguay Jorge Mazzarovich.-VNA