Vietnam-France Friendship Association of Hanoi city convenes its fifth congress
(VNF) - The Vietnam-France Friendship Association’s Hanoi chapter will continue to organizing numerous activities to strengthen the introduction of the city’s culture and people to foreign friends.
The association's executive board for the 2017-2022 tenure. (Photo: Nguyen Cuc/VNA)
The Vietnam-France Friendship Association’s Hanoi chapter convened its fifth congress on August 27th, electing a 30-member Executive Committee for the 2017-2022 tenure with Nguyen Lan Trung, Vice Standing President of the Vietnam-France Friendship and Cooperation Association’s Central Committee, as its President.
In the 2017-2022 term, the association will expand its external relations and international cooperation as well as cultural exchanges to promote the city’s image.
The association will also act to boost economic, cultural, sport and tourism connections between Vietnam and France as well as the two capital cities.
At the same time, the association will organise humanitarian events to help the needy.
At the Congress on August 27th. (Photo: Nguyen Cuc/VNA)
Addressing the event, Nguyen Lan Trung said that despite difficulties, the Vietnam-France Friendship Association in Hanoi effectively implemented its plan, contributing to the people-to-people relations of the city.
Along with joining people-to-people diplomatic activities, the association also engaged in friendship events to introduce Hanoi to international friends in general and in France in particular, while helping French friends to study the culture, architecture and socio-economy of the capital city.
The Vietnam-France Friendship Association’s Hanoi chapter was formed on August 2nd, 1996. It has contributed to mobilising French support for Vietnam’s national liberation and construction. It has 18 chapters with thousands of members./.