|Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (R) receives outgoing Japanese Ambassador Yasuaki Tanizaki in Ha Noi.— VNA/VNS Photo
HA NOI (VNS)— Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung held separate meetings yesterday with outgoing Japanese Ambassador Yasuaki Tanizaki, who recently ended his term in Viet Nam.
During their meetings, the Vietnamese leaders spoke highly about the ambassador's contributions to the development of bilateral co-operation between the two countries as well as the ambassador's affection for Viet Nam and the Vietnamese people.
The ambassador said to Vietnamese leaders that he would continue to promote the friendly relations between the two countries and peoples.
The day before, the Japanese ambassador received the Ministry of Transport's insignia for his contributions to developing the transport sector in Viet Nam. — VNS