Honoring Contribution of Vietnamese Community in Slovakia
The Vietnamese Embassy in Slovakia has held a ceremony to congratulate the Vietnamese community there on being recognized as the 14th ethnic minority group of the host country, VNA reported.
The congratulatory ceremony was attended by many members of the National Assembly and officials of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs. On the Vietnamese side, there were the attendance of ForeignDeputy Minister, Chairwoman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Le Thi Thu Hang, Vietnamese Ambassador to Slovakia Nguyen Tuan and many overseas Vietnamese in Slovakia.
|Delegates at the event.|
Speaking at the event, Ambassador Nguyen Tuan stressed that the Slovak Government's recognition of the Vietnamese community as the 14th ethnic minority group is a testament to their active role in Slovakia's development, thus making more effective contributions to the fine development of Vietnam-Slovakia friendship.
Foreign Deputy Minister and Chairwoman of the State Committee on Overseas Vietnamese Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said the Vietnamese Party and State always pay deep attention to the Vietnamese community abroad, considering them an inseparable part and an important resource of the Vietnamese nation.
|Deputy Minister Le Thi Thu Hang congratulated the Vietnamese community.|
Hang also thanked the Slovak government for their attention and support. She proposed to continue to support and create more favorable conditions for the Vietnamese community to stabilize their lives, actively integrate into the host country, and contribute to enhancing the relationship between the Vietnamese community and the local community as well as traditional friendship and cooperation between the two countries.
She wished that the Vietnamese community would continue upholding the tradition of mutual assistance, law-abiding and active integration, thereby contributing to the development of the host country and looking toward the homeland.
Congratulating the Vietnamese community in Slovakia, Governor of Bratislava region Juraj Droba expressed his delight and readiness to support the community as an integral part of the European nation.
For his part, the Chairman of the Vietnamese Association in Slovakia Vo Phuong thanked the Vietnamese Embassy as well as the authorities and people of Slovakia for supporting the community and pledged that they would continue serving as a bridge between the two countries and their people.
|The special cultural exchange performances and traditional dishes of the two countries have bridged cultural bridges, helping the two people get closer together.|
The Vietnamese community in Slovakia is the second in the world, behind that of the Czech Republic, recognized as an ethnic minority of the host country.
On the occasion, Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son sent a letter of congratulations to them. Hang also cabled a letter of thanks to the Government Council for Human Rights, National Minorities, and Gender Equality of Slovakia.
|A show of Vietnamese traditional long dress at the event. Photo: VOV|
The congratulatory ceremony took place in an atmosphere of joy, excitement, pride, and friendship between the two peoples. The special cultural exchange performances and traditional dishes of the two countries have bridged the cultural bridge, helping the people of the two countries get closer together.
|Vietnam, Slovakia Push for Stronger Economic Cooperation |
As of mid-2022, Slovak investment ranked 45th out of 135 countries and territories in Vietnam, with 12 projects totally capitalized at US$140.8 million.
|Honoring Vietnamese Culture Through Asian Day 2022 |
After 2 years of the Covid-19 pandemic, "Asia Day 2022" was officially held under the coordination of the Vietnamese Embassy and embassies of Japan, Indonesia, ...
|Vietnamese Community Contributes to Socio-Economic Development of Slovakia |
The Vietnamese community has made many contributions to the socio-economic development of Slovakia.