Governor-General of Australia begins State visit to Vietnam

Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia Peter Cosgrove and his wife began a State visit to Vietnam from Wednesday to Saturday at the invitation of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang.

The visit takes place as the two countries celebrate the 45th anniversary of their diplomatic ties, which were elevated to a Strategic Partnership in March 2018. It underlines Vietnam's policy of independence, self-reliance, and multilateralization and diversification of foreign relations.

During a recent interview on the threshold of the visit by the Governor-General, Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chittick said enhancing the relationship is a priority for both sides. Many noteworthy milestones have been reached over the last 45 years, Chittick said.

Australia and Vietnam have cooperated on maritime security for a long time, the Ambassador said, a vital part of their security cooperation. Ambassador Chittick said 2018 should be a great year for Vietnam and Australia to strengthen their economic, trade, and security cooperation.

Source: VOV5

Governor-General of Australia begins State visit to Vietnam

Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia Peter Cosgrove and his wife began a State visit to Vietnam from Wednesday to Saturday at the invitation of Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang.

The visit takes place as the two countries celebrate the 45th anniversary of their diplomatic ties, which were elevated to a Strategic Partnership in March 2018. It underlines Vietnam's policy of independence, self-reliance, and multilateralization and diversification of foreign relations.

During a recent interview on the threshold of the visit by the Governor-General, Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Craig Chittick said enhancing the relationship is a priority for both sides. Many noteworthy milestones have been reached over the last 45 years, Chittick said.

Australia and Vietnam have cooperated on maritime security for a long time, the Ambassador said, a vital part of their security cooperation. Ambassador Chittick said 2018 should be a great year for Vietnam and Australia to strengthen their economic, trade, and security cooperation.

Source: VOV5