Hanoi (VNA)President Tran Dai Quang has sent a message of congratulations to President of Singapore Halimah Yacob on the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the National Day of Singapore (August 9).

On the occasion, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cabled a congratulatory message to his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong.

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also extended congratulations to Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.-VNA