The insignia, the noblest award of the academy, was handed over to the ambassador by Assoc. Prof., Dr. Nguyen Viet Thao, HCMA Deputy Director.

Speaking at the ceremony, Thao lauded contributions by Jorge Rondon Uzcategui, the first Venezuelan ambassador to Vietnam, to the fine relationship between the two countries.

At the event

The diplomat has created optimal conditions for the academy to fully access information about the revolution in Venezuela and left-wing movements in Latin America, among others, he said.

Ambassador Jorge has helped tighten solidarity, friendship and cooperation between the Vietnamese Government and people and their foreign counterparts, Thao stressed.

For his part, the Venezuelan diplomat applauded the ideal learning environment of the academy, thanked the Vietnamese people for their support to Venezuela during the hard time, and affirmed the close friendship between the two countries.

He said he will always serve as an ambassador to promote the image of Vietnamese land and people to the world.

Source: VNA