Vietnamese culture introduced in Egyptian locality hinh anh 1Tourists travel by boats around the Trang An Tourism Complex. (Source: VNA)

Cairo (VNA) - Documents, books and photos on Vietnamese culture, history, landscapes and handicraft were introduced at an event in Egyptian Ismailia province on April 2.

The event was organised by the Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt and attended by Ismailia province governor Yassin Taher, Director of the Egyptian Public Library Development Fund Reda El-Taify and local visitors.

The event is part of activities to mark the 55th anniversary of Vietnam – Egypt diplomatic ties.

During the occasion, the Embassy of Vietnam also launched a reading room named “A Window to Vietnam” at the Ismailia Public Library to facilitate access to information on Vietnam.

Visitors could also enjoy a dance with conical hats performed by Vietnamese students in Egypt and Vietnamese traditional food and coffee.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt Do Hoang Long highlighted the economic potential of the Egyptian province, particularly in agriculture.

He voiced his hope that similar events will be held in other Egyptian provinces, thus providing more information on Vietnamese culture for Egyptian people.

The same day, the Vietnamese diplomat had a working session with Ismailia province governor Yassin Taher on cooperation between the province and Vietnamese localities.

He detailed Vietnam’s socio-economic situation and highlighted the cooperation potential between the two nations.

For his part, Taher suggested the two sides promote links between Ismailia province and Vietnamese localities, particularly in trade, investment and agriculture.-VNA