|Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son (right) congratulates Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Ng Tech Hean . — VNA/VNS Photo Doãn Tần|
HÀ NỘI Viet Nam News — The Foreign Ministry awarded the Friendship Order of the Vietnamese President to Singaporean Ambassador to Việt Nam Ng Tech Hean during a ceremony in Hà Nội yesterday.
Deputy Foreign Minister Bùi Thanh Sơn congratulated the ambassador on the honour, saying that it was a recognition of his dedication to fostering the Việt Nam–Singapore strategic partnership.
During his tenure, Ng Tech Hean has made significant contributions to promoting bilateral ties on all the Party, government, State, National Assembly and people-to-people exchange channels, as well as accelerating the construction of the Việt Nam-Singapore Industrial Park.
The ambassador expressed his delight at the development of bilateral ties.
Economic and trade ties have continued to expand, with Singapore becoming the third largest foreign investor in Việt Nam. It has a total registered capital of US$36 billion invested in more than 1,500 projects.
He hoped that upon returning home, he could make further contributions to Singapore–Việt Nam ties. — VNS