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Vietnam attends ASEAN Family Day in Czech Republic

Hanoi , September 28 (VNA) – The Vietnamese Embassy joined the embassies of Indonesia , Malaysia , the Philippine and Thailand in the annual ASEAN Family Day held in Prague, the Czech Republic, on September 27.

Addressing the opening ceremony, Philippine Ambassador to the Czech Republic Victoriano Lecaros, who is also Chair of the ASEAN Committee in Prague (ACP) said the event aims to strengthen solidarity and mutual understanding among ASEAN missions to the country.

Participants had a chance to enjoy traditional and unique cuisine and art performances from the ASEAN nations.

Vietnam Ambassador to the Czech Republic Truong Manh Son said this year he will take over the Chair of the ACP and the Vietnamese Embassy plans to build a diverse programme imbued with the cultural identities of nations in the Southeast Asian region.

At present, more than 65,000 Vietnamese nationals are living in the Czech Republic.
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