The Union of Friendship Organisations in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau organised a Vietnam-Thailand cultural exchange programme on August 19 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
Speaking at the event, Thai Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Ureerat Ratanaprukse said that Ba Ria-Vung Tau has important effects on the Thailand-Vietnam relations in socio-economic aspects.
At present, Thailand ranks third in terms of the number of investors in the southern province. Also, there are a lot of Vietnamese people who used to live in Thailand in Ba Ria-Vung Tau, contributing to tightening the connectivity between the two countries’ people, she stated.
She expressed her belief that the diplomatic ties between Thailand and Vietnam and Ba Ria-Vung Tau province will grow further.
At the event, cultural exchange performances, including traditional dances and singing, and a traditional costume show, were organised.