The Party and State leader later received Bulgarian Ambassador Marinela Milcheva Petkova; Italian Ambassador Antonio Alessandro, Brazilian Ambassador Fernando Apparício da Silva, Tunisian Ambassador Dhia Khaled, Icelandic Ambassador Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson, Basotho Ambassador Bothata Tsikoane, Syrian Ambassador Imad Moustapha, Beninese Ambassador Simon Pierre Adovelande, Maltese Ambassador John Aquilina, and Ghanaian Ambassador Akua Sekyiwa Ahenkora.

Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong (C) receives newly-appointed ambassadors from Bulgaria, Italy, Brazil, Tunisia, Iceland, Lesotho, Syria, Benin, Malta, and Ghana.

He welcomed the ambassadors taking office in Vietnam and asked them to convey his regards and best greetings to leaders of their countries.

Despite facing a lot of difficulties and challenges over the past time, Vietnam has gained remarkable achievements in all fields thanks to its determination and efforts as well as assistance from international friends, especially the effective support and cooperation of the above-mentioned nations, he said.

The Vietnamese leader hoped that the ambassadors would quickly grasp the situation in Vietnam and serve as important bridges to connect Vietnam with their countries.

Vietnam is willing to create all favorable conditions for the diplomats to fulfill their tasks during their working tenure in the country, he affirmed.

Source: VNA