On the morning of May 26, in Hanoi, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, President of Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations received Cuba Ambassador to Vietnam Orlando Nicolas Hernandez Gullien, who came to greet and take a new working position in Vietnam.
The Cuban ambassador said he appreciated the impressive results that Vietnam had achieved in controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, and he also congratulated Vietnam on the success of the 15th National Assembly election. He said he hoped that Vietnam would continue to support and assist Cuba, strengthen cooperation on important fields such as energy, oil, gas, and agriculture to help Cuba ensure its food security.
Ambassador hoped to strengthen cooperation with VUFO and the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association through round-table talks, events updating information on Cuba, Vietnam-Cuba's relations, and policies, investment, and economic cooperation opportunities, between the two countries.
VUFO president Nguyen Phuong Nga welcomed the Cuban ambassador to come to Vietnam for his new position. She expressed trust that the ambassador would significantly contribute Vietnam - Cuba's good traditional relations.
Nga confirmed the good relations between the Cuban Institute of Friendship and the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association. She talked about results of activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Vietnam - Cuba bilateral relations and also the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Institute of Friendship, which took place in 2020.
Congratulating Cuba on the success of its 8th National Party Congress, Nga affirmed her willingness to cooperate with the Cuba Embassy to Vietnam in promoting mutual understanding between the two sides. VUFO and the Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Association ahave plans to hold round-table talks, in which the Cuban ambassador is invited to speak about Cuba's situation, Cuba-Vietnam's relations, and opportunities for economic cooperation.
VUFO president Nguyen Phuong Nga expressed her belief that with his working experience, the Cuban ambassador would join VUFO, the Vietnam - Cuba Friendship Association, and relevant ministries to further consolidate and develop the inherent traditional relationship between the Party, State and people of the two countries.