2014 marks the 69th Vietnamese National Day
(VOVworld) - Vietnam’s diplomatic offices in Australia and China organized ceremonies Thursday to mark the 69th Vietnamese National Day (September 2). Addressing the guests assembled in Sydney, Vietnamese Consul General Mai Phuoc Dung reviewed the great achievements the Vietnamese people have gained within a nearly seven decades and milestones of cooperation between Vietnam and Australia. Education Minister of New South Wales Adrian Piccoli congratulated the Vietnamese Government and people on this occasion, expressing his belief that relations between the two countries will continue to flourish.
Meanwhile, representatives of offices in China’s Guangdong province and local Vietnamese community participated in Vietnamese National Day celebrations. Consul General in Guangdong, Nguyen Tien Hong, reflected on the milestones achieved in Chinese-Vietnamese relations and in links between Vietnam and Guangdong. Wu Ken, Deputy Secretary General of the People’s Government of Guangdong, said Vietnam is a key neighbor of Guangdong, adding that Guangdong will intensify exchanges and cooperation with other localities across Vietnam.