The Vietnamese Consulate General in Perth in Western Australia (WA)
and the authorities of The Northern Territory (NT) held a ceremony on
March 7 to celebrate the 40 th anniversary of Vietnam–Australia
The ceremony was attended by the
local authority and council, social economic organisations and
businesses, and overseas Vietnamese in the NT.
Addressing the ceremony, Consul General Le Viet Duyen highlighted the
development in relations between the two countries over the past 40
years, particularly after they established a comprehensive partnership
The recent establishment of the Vietnamese
Consulate General in Perth was also evidence of the two sides’
efforts to boost relations, stressed Duyen.
The NT Chief Minister Terry Mills sent greetings to the Government and people of Vietnam.
Mills expressed his admiration for Vietnam ’s achievements in the
past years, and committed to create all possible conditions to foster
cooperation between the NT and Vietnam , and the sister province of
Ba Ria Vung Tau in particular.
The Vietnamese Consul
General presented the NT a traditional lithophone made by a
Vietnamese craftsman, as a symbol of Vietnamese culture.-VNA