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Armenian Prime Minister and his wife enjoy a taste of Việt Nam

Update: July, 08/2019 - 15:08

The Armenian delegation led by Prime Minister Nikol arrive at the Ngon Garden. 

Hà Nội — A delegation from Armenia led by Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his wife Anna Hakobyan enjoyed Vietnamese traditional dishes at the popular Ngon Garden restaurant in Hà Nội on Friday.

Ngon Garden owner Phạm Bích Hạnh welcomes Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and his wife.

The guests said they were impressed by the restaurant’s beautiful views and landscape while enjoying traditional dishes such as bánh xèo (crepe), nem cua bể (fried crab spring rolls), shrimps steamed in coconut juice, Nha Trang grilled beef and many others.

Prime Minister Pashinyan said he enjoyed the dishes so much, saying that he would never forget its aromatic taste and special flavour.

Ngon Garden owner Phạm Bích Hạnh presents a painting title "Cầu Thê Húc", one of Hà Nội's symbols at Hồ Gươm (Lake Sword) in the city centre.

“We would return to the restaurant next time,” he said.

Restaurant owner Phạm Bích Hạnh presented a painting titled "Thê Húc Bridge", one symbols of Hà Nội at Hồ Gươm (Lake Sword) in the centre of the city.

Cua Hoàng đế rang muối (roast king crab) is among the dishes enjoyed by the Armenian delegation.

She thanked the Prime Minister and his delegation, and said: “I’m very happy to welcome the delegation to the restaurant and hoped that the dishes are enjoyable.”

Bò nướng Nha Trang ( Nha Trang grilled beef) is also impressed by the Armenian guests.

Prime Minister Pashinyan was in Hà Nội to discuss with PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on strengthening ties between the two countries.

Tôm hấp trái dừa (shrimps steamed in coconut juice). Photos coutersy of Ngon Garden

In February, Hạnh’s Ngon Garden, at 70 Nguyễn Du Street, received a delegation from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea to Việt Nam for the DPRK-US summit. — VNS


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