Party-State leader congratulates new Malaysian King
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on Thursday sent a congratulatory message to Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, who was sworn in as the 16th King of Malaysia.
Sultan Abdullah, the Sultan of Pahang, was elected king by the Conference of Rulers on January 24. He replaced Sultan Muhammad V, who resigned on January 6 after over two years on the throne. Vietnam and Malaysia established diplomatic relations in 1973 and lifted their ties to strategic partnership in 2015.