Speaking at the event last weekend, Vietnamese Ambassador to Tanzania, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Uganda, Comoros, Somalia and Burundi Nguyen Nam Tien affirmed that the Vietnamese community in Tanzania and East African countries are an inseparable part of the nation.

At the event in Tanzania

He wished them a New Year of happiness and prosperity.

Participants at the event enjoyed Vietnamese traditional food and music performances staged by members of the Vietnamese community living there.

A similar event was also held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Bangladesh on January 13.

Adding to the joyful atmosphere was folk dances performed by artists of the Turongomi Repertory Dance Theater.

The event was reported by many Bangladeshi newspapers and television channels.

Source: VNA