President Li Xiaolin is awarded the Vietnam Friendship Medal
A few days ago, in the name of President Tran Dai Quang, the Socialist Repulbic of Vietnam decided to confer the Vietnam Friendship Medal to President Li Xiaolin. On January 13th, the conferring ceremony was held in Beijing. General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong of the Communist Party of Vietnam who was on an official visit to China attended the ceremony, Mr. Pham Binh Minh, Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Vietnam conferred the Medal to President Li.
The Vietnam Friendship Medal recognizes the contributions of organizations and individuals abroad for the cause of consolidating and developing the friendship between Vietnam and other countries in the world.
General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong congratulated President Li Xiaolin for being awarded the Friendship Medal, expressed gratitude for the long-term contributions made by CPAFFC, China-Vietnam Friendship Association and friendly-to-Vietnam personnels in developming the bilateral relations and hoped that the people-to-people diplomacy would play a bigger role in enhancing the friendship between the two peoples.
President Li said that it was a great honor to be awarded the Vietnam Friendship Medal by the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, especially during the visit of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong to China. She thanked the old friends and predecessors of the older generations who contributed to the China-Vietnam friendship and experessed the willingness to join concerted efforts with VUFO to conduct more activities to continouly promote the bilateral relations with multi-forms and colorful contents.