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World leaders applaud new VN leaders

Update: April, 14/2016 - 09:00
From left to right: President Trần Đại Quang, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân. 

HÀ NỘI Viet Nam News -— Leaders worldwide have sent messages to congratulate newly elected President Trần Đại Quang, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân on their election as the new leaders of Việt Nam.

Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, Hungarian President Janos Ader, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov and President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela Rodriguez extended congratulation to President Quang.

President of Algeria Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas, President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari and President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan also congratulated him.

Greetings were also sent by UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated his counterpart Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on the latter’s election as leader of the Vietnamese Government.

The Russian PM said the two countries’ relationship is built on the solid foundation of time-honoured amity and mutual trust.

It is developing dynamically in such spheres as economy – trade, energy, and science – technology, he noted.

He expressed his willingness to co-operate with the Vietnamese leader to consolidate the countries’ comprehensive strategic partnership.

Phúc was elected to the top leadership position in the Vietnamese Government during the 11th session of the 13th National Assembly on April 7.

Newly elected NA Chairwoman Ngân received greetings from foreign parliamentary leaders.

Speaker of the Russian Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko and Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Sergey Evgenievich Naryshkin expressed their confidence that the new tenure of the National Assembly of Việt Nam will continue its effective co-operation with Russia in various fields.

Chairman of the Parliament of Mongolia Zandaakhuugiin Enkhbold along with President of the Thai National Legislative Assembly Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, and Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada (parliament) of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman also sent their congratulations to the new NA Chairwoman.VNS

Earlier, the Vietnamese President, Prime Minister and National Assembly Chairwoman received congratulations from Asian countries’ leaders on their election to the posts.

In separate messages sent to President Quang, Japanese Emperor Akihito and PM Shinzo Abe said their country treasures its ties with Việt Nam.

Congratulations were also offered to PM Phúc by his counterparts from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (Park Pong Chu), Japan (Shinzo Abe), and the Republic of Korea (Hwang Kyo-ahn). Bruneian Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah also cabled a similar note to the new Government leader of Việt Nam.

They all voiced their belief that their countries’ friendship and partnership with Việt Nam will flourish in the future.

Speaker of the Republic of Korea National Assembly Chung Ui-hwa also extended congratulations to the newly elected NA Chairwoman Ngân. — VNS

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