Vietnamese Ambassador awarded French Legion of Honour

Saturday, 2021-04-10 17:02:47
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Vietnamese Ambassador to France Nguyen Thiep receives the Legion of Honour order.
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NDO - Vietnamese Ambassador to France Nguyen Thiep has been conferred with the Legion of Honour, Commander class, for his contributions to strengthening the ties between the two countries.

On behalf of the French President, Bertrand Lortholary, the Director of Asia and Oceania at the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, awarded the order to the Vietnamese diplomat on April 9.

Speaking at the ceremony, the French official spoke highly of Ambassador Thiep’s contributions to fostering cooperation and friendship between Vietnam and France in various fields.

For his part, Thiep expressed his honour at receiving France’s highest order of merit while reiterating the desire of the two countries’ leaders to expand relations between the two peoples.

He stated that the order is not only a personal honour but also a recognition of all the efforts of individuals, groups and organisations to deepen the Vietnam-France strategic partnership.