|Micronesian Congress Speaker Wesley W. Simina. - VNA/VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI - A high-ranking delegation of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia led by Speaker Wesley W. Simina and his spouse is scheduled to pay an official visit to Việt Nam from June 5-15.
The visit has been made at the invitation of Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân, the NA’s Committee for External Affairs announced on Monday.
Việt Nam and Micronesia officially set up diplomatic ties on September 22, 1995. Speaker of the Micronesian Congress Isaac V. Figir paid an official visit to Việt Nam in January 2008.
Micronesia donated US$25,000 USD to Việt Nam to address consequences of typhoon Haiyan in 2013. Meanwhile, Việt Nam also sent $50,000 as relief aid to Micronesia in 2015 when storm Maysak swept through the island nation. — VNS