Party chief, President Nguyen Phu Trong congratulates Thai King on coronation hinh anh 1Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun is crowned as 10th King of the Chakri dynasty. (Photo: CGTN)

Hanoi (VNA) – Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong has sent a message of congratulations to Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun on his coronation as the 10th King of the Chakri dynasty.

In his message, the Vietnamese leader expressed his belief that under the reign of the new King, the Thai people will continue to reap further achievements in building a prosperous country.

He wished that the Vietnam-Thailand strategic partnership will be consolidated and developed for the benefits of the two peoples, and for peace, stability and development of the ASEAN Community as well as the Asia-Pacific and around the world.

The coronation of Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn – Rama X officially began at the Grand Palace on May 4. The ceremony, which is a mix of Buddhist religious ceremonies and Hindu Brahmin rituals, will last until May 6.-VNA