Hanoi ceremony marks Vietnam-Malaysia diplomatic ties

Friday, 2018-03-30 16:40:32
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Malaysian Ambassador to Vietnam, Mohd Zamruni Bin Khalid, speaking at the celebration. (Photo: baoquocte.vn)
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NDO – A ceremony was held by the Vietnam-Malaysia Friendship Association (VMFA) in Hanoi on the morning of March 30, to mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries (March 30, 1973-2018).

Addressing the event, VMFA President Do Huu Dao reviewed the Vietnam-Malaysia friendly ties and cooperation over the past 45 years, stressing that Vietnam and Malaysia share a lot of similarities in terms of culture and customs, with their people having soon fostered exchanges and mutual learning.

The friendly relations and cooperation between the two nations have recorded developments across all fields, including politics, economy, trade, security, national defence, culture, education, and labour, he said.

Dao expressed his belief that with the joint efforts exerted by the two Governments and peoples, the Vietnam-Malaysia strategic partnership would continue to grow and bring about practical outcomes, meeting the benefits of the two countries for peace, stability, cooperation, and prosperity in the region and around the world.

Musical exchanges between the two countries at the ceremony. (Photo: baoquocte.vn)

On the occasion, he introduced the operations of the VMFA in strengthening exchanges and mutual understanding between the two countries’ people.

On his behalf, Malaysian Ambassador to Vietnam, Mohd Zamruni Bin Khalid, affirmed that over the past 45 years the Vietnam-Malaysia relations have witnessed multiple achievements, notably the signing of an agreement on the establishment of a bilateral strategic partnership and the acceleration of cooperation across all spheres.

The celebration offers an occasion for Vietnam and Malaysia to discuss and work out directions, aiming to consolidate and expand the relations between the two countries in the future, he stated.