Oversea Vietnamese and Vietnamese Embassies in Australia, Laos and Egypt organized activities to mark the country’s 64th National Day (September 2).
|Parramatta City's mayor Tony Issa and Vietnamese Consulate General Vu Hong Nam August 29 hoist the Vietnam flag at the city’s hall to mark Vietnam National Day (Sept.2). (Photo: VNA)|
The Vietnamese Consulate General in Sydney, Australia, and Parramatta City Council, New South Wales, organized a Vietnam – Australia flag hoisting ceremony to mark Vietnam National Day at the city hall on August 29.
Speaking at the ceremony, city’s mayor Tony Issa welcomed the Vietnamese community’s efforts in Parramatta.
He recalled the fine and swift economic development of Vietnam when Vietnamese joined a Parramatta City Council delegation to visit its twinned town, Vung Tau, at the beginning of the year.
Vietnamese Consulate General Vu Hong Nam said the Vietnam – Australia flag hoisting ceremony became a symbol of friendship between the two nations.
The Vietnamese Embassy and oversea Vietnamese in Laos gathered to organize many cultural activities to mark the August Revolution and National Day over the past few days.
Le Dung, chairman of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Laos, said overseas Vietnamese’ good sentiments in Laos, and reaffirmed Vietnamese in Laos are always united and help each other and bare the responsibilities of being citizens in Laos.
He also reminded overseas Vietnamese to not forget Vietnam.
The Vietnamese Embassy in Egypt organized a meeting to gather the small Vietnamese community who are living and working in the country on the occasion of the August Revolution and National Day.
Earlier, the Vietnamese Embassy and Ho Chi Minh Youth Union Branch in Egypt organized some sport competitions and art performances to salute the August Revolution and National Day.