Vietnam and Kuwait set up their diplomatic ties on January 10, 1976. (Photo for illustration)

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong sent a message of congratulations to Emir of Kuwait Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc cabled his congratulatory message to his Kuwaiti counterpart Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

On the same day, Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh congratulated Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah.

The countries are celebrating the 45th founding anniversary of the diplomatic ties this year (January 10, 1976 - 2021). Kuwait was the first nation in the Persian Gulf to establish diplomatic ties with Vietnam.

Source: VNA