Vietnam and Germany seek to deepen their strategic partnership | Policy
Berlin (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy in Germany held a banquet on September 17 to mark Vietnam’s National Day (September 2), the 47th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Germany (September 23) and the 32nd day of the German unity (October 3).
Addressing the event, the Ambassador of Germany Vu Quang Minh thanked the German people for their feelings and support for Vietnam during its national liberation struggle in the past as well as the national development process at present.
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 Asia-Pacific region department of the German Foreign Office, said that during the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two years, the two countries have supported each other in a timely manner with hundreds thousands of masks donated to Germany by Vietnam and 10,000 doses of vaccines donated to Vietnam by Germany. He pointed out that Vietnam’s vaccine donation program is one of the most successful German programs during the pandemic.
The German diplomat said many German companies should 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 times to come, he said.
Previously, on the same occasion, the Vietnamese Embassy and the Vietnamese community in Germany successfully organized a Vietnam-Germany friendly golf tournament, with the participation of 120 golfers from Vietnam, Germany and other countries.
On this occasion, the Vietnamese Ambassador presented gifts worth a total of 6,000 euros (donated by donors and golfers) to the German side and representatives of the Central Committee of the Vietnamese Red Cross to support charitable actions in Germany and Vietnam./.