Vietnamese Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau Tran Thanh Huan speaks at the meeting. (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)

Beijing (VNA) – The Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau held a meeting with Vietnamese representative agencies and expatriates in Macau on March 4.

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Consul General to Hong Kong and Macau Tran Thanh Huan informed participants of socio-economic and diplomatic progress in their home country last year, with the fulfillment of 13 key goals set by the Government, a growth rate of 6.81 percent, and the successful organisation of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week.

The diplomat acknowledged efforts made by the overseas Vietnamese community in recent years, adding that they are praised by local authorities for working spirit and law observance. 

He said the overseas Vietnamese together have connected Vietnam with Macau, promoted Vietnamese image here, and worked to contribute to their home nation.

On the occasion, Huan presented certificates of merit to individuals with significant contributions to the development of the Vietnamese community in Macau.

President of the Vietnamese Fellow Countrymen Friendship Association in Macau Tran Thi Gon thanked the Consulate General and Macau authorities for their support for the Vietnamese community over the past time.-VNA