Vietnam’s ambassador to Egypt , Pham Si Tam, presented his credentials to the country’s President, Hosni Mubarak, on June 23.

President Mubarak spoke highly of Vietnam ’s achievements during its past struggle for independence and the current process of national construction and development.

He asserted that his country continuously strives to boost friendship and traditional relations with Vietnam and expressed his hope that the ambassador would succeed in his work in order to promote and develop the two countries’ relationship.

Ambassador Tam conveyed the personal best wishes of Vietnamese State President Nguyen Minh Triet to President Mubarak. He also expressed his hope that Vietnam-Egypt relations will grow stronger and stronger, for the mutual benefit of both nations, as well as for peace, security and prosperity of the entire world./.