Sat. Nov 26th, 2022

The Israeli Embassy in Vietnam, in conjunction with the National Academy
of Music, held a performance in Hanoi on April 11 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Vietnam-Israel diplomatic ties (July 12) and the 65th Independence Day of Israel.

At the event,
Israeli Ambassador Meirav Shahar conveyed Israeli President Simon Peres’
message to the Vietnamese State and people, which said that
Israel highly values bilateral relations with Vietnam and will
continue making every effort to strengthen and expand their
relationship.

Shahar said that in the time to come,
the embassy will work closely with other authorised agencies to organise
more cultural and diplomatic events in 2013, marking 20 years of
bilateral diplomatic ties.

Speaking at the event,
Minister of Science and Technology Nguyen Quan highlighted the Israeli
President’s visit to Vietnam in November, 2011, considering it an
important factor that helped intensify the two countries’ multi-faceted
cooperation.

The two sides also signed a decree on establishing the Vietnam-Israel Inter-Governmental Committee.-VNA

By vivian