Buu made the statement during the fifth congress of the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association held in Cao Lanh city of the province on April 12.

The executive committee of the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association in Dong Thap for the 2018-2023 tenure

He lauded the achievements of the association in recent years and voiced his hope that it will continue to foster the cooperation and friendship between Vietnam and Russia in the years to come.

The association also needs to enhance bilateral exchanges and increase communication campaigns on the solidarity and friendship between the two countries, Buu said.

Established in 1983, the Vietnam-Russia Friendship Association in Dong Thap has worked as a friendship bridge between the two nations. In the previous tenure, it organized numerous activities to deepen the bilateral relations, including friendship exchanges and events to celebrate Russia’s October Revolution.

At the congress, participants elected a 26-member executive committee of the association for the 2018-2023 tenure. Nguyen Tan Ngan was re-elected as president of the association.

Source: VNA