The Vietnamese Embassy in Spain hosted a get-together on February 14 to welcome the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).

A crowd of Vietnamese people from different cities and provinces across Spain were brought together.

Ambassador Nguyen Ngoc Binh acknowledged the Vietnamese community’s solidarity and mutual support to overcome difficulties caused by global economic crisis.

He confirmed the Embassy will continue to accompany the Vietnamese expatriates to build a community with higher level of solidarity and integration.

The same day, the Vietnamese Embassy in Panama held a meeting to celebrate Tet.

Ambassador Nguyen An Duy highlighted contributions by the overseas Vietnamese to the country’s socio-economic development, stronger international integration, and raising the position of Vietnam in the world.-VNA