Vietnamese Ambassador to Portugal Dinh Toan Thang (right) and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

Thang pledged that during his tenure, he would make positive contributions to strengthening the bilateral friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

The ambassador conveyed an invitation to visit Vietnam from President Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the Portuguese President.

President Rebelo de Sousa, for his part, hailed the positive developments in bilateral ties over the past years.

He wished that both countries would strive to tap the potential of cooperation to deepen their bilateral relationship and uphold the tradition of 45 years of bilateral diplomatic ties.

The host hoped that the ambassador will fulfill his assigned tasks and make important contributions to Vietnam – Portugal ties together with both countries' agencies and partners.

Source: VNA