The Embassy of Viet Nam in Norway celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the National Day of Viet Nam
On 1st September 2020, in Oslo, the Embassy of Vietnam in Norway held a ceremony to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the National Day of Viet Nam. The event was attended by representatives from Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norwegian friends, the Vietnamese community in Norway and Vietnamese student body in Oslo.
Speaking at the event, Ambassador of Viet Nam to Norway Le Hong Lam highlighted the great historical significance of the Viet Nam National Day on 02 September 1945 when President Ho Chi Minh solemnly stated the Declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Viet Nam, presently the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. The Viet Nam National Day opened up a new chapter in Viet Nam's history - the era of independence, freedom and social progress. The Ambassador also reviewed historical milestones and tremendous achievements of Viet Nam in the coursé of independence, national reunification as well as socio-economic developments and international integration; emphasized that Viet Nam has become an attractive destination for business, investment and tourism. As the Chair of ASEAN 2020 and non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, Viet Nam plays an increasingly important role and contributes actively to maintain peace, stability and development in the region and in the world.
Ambassador Le Hong Lam expressed his pleasure at the good developments of the friendship and multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and Norway; proposed to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in areas of priorities including trade, investment, marine economy, environment, climate change, sustainable development, renewable energy, tourism and people exchange... In 2021, the two countries will celebrate the 50th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations when both countries are non-permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (the first time in the histories of the two countries). Ambassador Le Hong Lam also confirmed that Viet Nam will continue to closely cooperate with Norway as well as other countries for peace, security and prosperity of the region and the world./.