Vietnamese Ambassador to Kazakhstan Nguyen Van Hoa on August 28 presented his credentials to Kazakhstani President N. Nazarbayev.

Nazarbayev highly valued the development of bilateral ties and said Vietnam is his country’s potentially an important partner in Southeast Asia .

He said he hopes Sang’s upcoming visit will increase cooperation between the two countries in metallurgy, mechanics, construction, agriculture and small-and medium-sized enterprises.

A day earlier, Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Quang Thuc presented his credentials to Bangladeshi President Zillur Rahman in the capital city of Dhaka .

At the reception, Rahman expressed his admiration for achievements recorded by Vietnam in national liberation as well as the present national construction. He said Vietnam is a heroic nation and close friend of Bangladesh , and pledged to further promote friendship and cooperation with Vietnam .

He suggested the two countries should further enhance economic cooperation, especially in trade for each side’s prosperity.-VNA