Don Tuan Phong (R) presents the medal to Ambassador Hong Xiaoyong. Source: nhandan.com.vn

Phong said that the award aims to recognize and appreciate the contribution of Ambassador Hong Xiaoyong to promoting friendly relations between the peoples of the two countries.

For his part, Ambassador Hong Xiaoyong affirmed that his term in Vietnam is full of unforgettable memories in his diplomatic career. He also voiced that he will continue consolidating and developing the traditional friendship and comprehensive cooperation between the two peoples of China and Vietnam.

Translated by Lam Anh