Vietnam’s contributions to the French-speaking community’s activities were highlighted at the Francophone Week in Luanda, Angola, which opened on March 16.

The event was co-organised by the Vietnamese Embassy and the embassies of 11 member countries of the International Organisation of the Francophonie (OIF) in Luanda.

Through press briefings and seminars, Vietnamese Ambassador Do Ba Khoa introduced to the guests the teaching and popularsation of French language in Vietnam.

He also mentioned the role of French in the country’s foreign policy, foreign investment promotion and socio-economic development.

At the culinary festival, Vietnam’s signature dishes and beverages were highly applauded by international friends.

The event also featured other activities, including a French language contest designed for junior high school students in Angola and football matches between junior high schools of OIF members.-VNA