Ambassador Tran Thanh Cong addresses the event.

Addressing the event, Ambassador Tran Thanh Cong briefed participants on the socio-economic situation in the homeland, Vietnam’s achievements in the fight against COVID-19, and remarkable developments in the Vietnam - Egypt relationship in 2021.

He highlighted the traditional relationship between the two countries, saying that there are good prospects for Vietnam and Egypt to further promote the bilateral relations in the time to come.

The diplomat expressed his hope that the two sides will focus on stepping up the cooperation in  their strong fields such as agriculture, textiles, aquatic processing, aquaculture, and electronics.

He added that the two countries should also promote the implementation of cooperative agreements between their localities, thus making it easier for their businesses to access each other's markets.

The ambassador took the occasion to praise efforts and contribution of the Vietnamese community in Egypt to strengthening the friendship between the two countries.

Vietnamese workers at Sarlanter garment factory in a joint photo

In Russia, a New Year celebration has been held for Vietnamese workers at Sarlanter garment factory in Kirzhach,  a town about 100km from Moscow.

According to the owners of the factory - Do Van Tieu and Le Thi La, despite the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic over the last two years, the company has managed to maintain stable jobs and incomes for about 40 Vietnamese workers.

All the employees expressed their joy at welcoming the traditional Tet of Vietnam here, saying that they hope for a new year of happiness and prosperity.

Source: VNA