Vietnam opens consulate office in China’s Macau

The Vietnamese Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau held a ceremony on January 5 to launch a consulate office in Macao Special Administrative Region of China.

Vietnamese Consul General in Hong Kong and MacauTran Thanh Huan speaks at the opening ceremony (Source: VNA)

Vietnamese Consul General in Hong Kong and MacauTran Thanh Huan speaks at the opening ceremony (Source: VNA)

Addressing the ceremony, Vietnamese Consul General in Hong Kong and Macau, Tran Thanh Huan said the office aims to better ensure the rights of Vietnamese citizens and tourists in the region.

It will also give locals and international friends easier access to information about Vietnam, thus boosting the friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Macau.

Huan expressed his hope that the office will receive active and effective support of local organisations and enterprises, as well as of the Vietnam Fellow Countrymen Friendship Association in Macau.

Macau is home to over 20,000 Vietnamese people, mostly domestic workers and service staff at casinos.

There are also several Vietnamese -run firms operating in tourism and services.

VNS

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