At the ceremony. Photo: VNA

The insignia was in recognition and honor of his contributions to promoting mutual understanding, friendship, and cooperation between the two peoples.

In his speech, the VUFO Vice President highlighted the Brazilian diplomat’s all-out efforts to boost the cooperation between the two countries in different realms, including politics-diplomacy, trade, economy, education, and people-to-people exchange.

According to Son, during the Brazilian ambassador’s tenure, bilateral trade has hiked to nearly 4 billion USD.

Son added that the Brazilian diplomat has actively worked with relevant agencies and sectors of Vietnam and Brazil to boost the signing of cooperation agreements, contributing to strengthening the two countries’ ties, and served as a bridge connecting Vietnamese businesses with Brazilian ones.

For his part, the Brazilian ambassador expressed his admiration and deep sentiments for Vietnam and its people. He confirmed that in his future post, he will keep making active contributions to reinforcing the friendship, solidarity, mutual understanding between the two peoples.

Translated by Song Anh