Addressing the event, Ambassador to Germany Vu Quang Minh thanked the German people for their feelings and support extended to Vietnam during its struggle for national liberation in the past as well as national development process at present.

Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Vu Quang Minh speaks at the event.

Vietnam will continue to do its best as a reliable and responsible partner, always attaching importance to its cooperation and friendship with Germany and promoting the strategic partnership between the two countries, he said.

Martin Thummel, Deputy Head of the Department of Asia-Pacific region under the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs said during the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two years, the two countries have provided timely supported to each other with hundreds of thousands of masks given to Germany by Vietnam and 10,000 doses of vaccines donated to Vietnam by Germany. He emphasized that the vaccine donation program to Vietnam is one of Germany's most successful programs during the pandemic.

The German diplomat said many German businesses are expected to come to Vietnam to explore investment opportunities.

Germany and Vietnam will continue to promote cooperation in all fields to further promote the strategic partnership between the two countries in the coming time, he said.

Previously, on the same occasion, the Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnamese community in Germany successfully organized a Vietnam-Germany friendship golf tournament, with the participation of 120 golfers from Vietnam, Germany and other countries.

On this occasion, the Vietnamese Ambassador handed over gifts worth a total of 6,000 euros (donated by donors and golfers) to the German side and to representatives of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Red Cross to support charitable activities in Germany and Vietnam.

Source: VNA