National Day of Philippines celebrated in Ha Noi

National Day of Philippines celebrated in Ha Noi

13/06/2018

VGP – The Viet Nam – Philippines Friendship Association (VPFA) under the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) hosted a meeting in Ha Noi on June 11 to celebrate the 120th National Day of the Philippines (1898-2018).

Addressing the event, Philippine Ambassador to Viet Nam Noel Servigon thanked the VPFA for hosting the celebration, affirming his belief that the two countries have huge potential to further develop cooperation activities.

For his part, VPFA Vice President Vu Xuan Truong congratulated the Philippine people on their achievements in national construction and development, particularly on their successful role as ASEAN Chair in 2017.

He noted with pleasure that since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1976, the two countries have seen encouraging development in bilateral ties.

Mr. Truong also briefed the participants on activities hosted by the VPFA to boost economic and cultural links and mutual understanding between Viet Nam and the Philippines.

By Vien Nhu