State President extends New Year greetings

State President Tran Dai Quang has extended his compliments and best wishes to all Vietnamese compatriots and soldiers, Vietnamese nationals living abroad on the occasion of the country's traditional Lunar New Year.

He also took to occasion to wish all people and friends around the world a year of peace, happiness and prosperity.

In 2016, the whole people have strived to surmount numerous difficulties and challenges to gain important achievements in various fields, he said.

Welcoming the new year, he called on each and every Vietnamese people to promote patriotic spirit, fine traditions, sense of self-reliance, unity and creativity in a bid to successfully realize the Resolution of the 12th National Party Congress, opening up a new stage of national development for prosperous country and for wealth and happiness of every Vietnamese individual and family.

With deep belief in the nation's aggregate strengths and bright future, we are resolute to gain new and greater achievements in the cause of national reform, firmly protect independence, sovereignty, territorial integrity of the Fatherland, build a wealthy, strong, and ever-lasting country that walks abreast of friends around the world towards a bright future./.

Source: ONLINE NEWSPAPER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM