Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung (R) presents the Friendship Order to outgoing Chinese Ambassador Hong Xiaoyong.

The decoration was made in recognition of the ambassador’s contribution to promoting the comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership between Vietnam and China during his term of office in Vietnam.

Earlier, the Chinese ambassador was awarded the insignia “For Peace and Friendship among Nations”, the most notable reward of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO), for his contribution to the development of the bilateral relationship.

Translated by Song Anh