26/11/2016 08:25 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnam joins Francophone village in Madagascar

Antananarivo, November 25 (VNA) – Vietnam is introducing the country’s development, landscape and people at the Francophone Village in Antananarivo, Madagascar, which is a sideline activity of the 16th Francophone Summit.

On display are photos of Vietnam’s socio-economic achievements as well as political and cultural progress over the past 30 years.

A large space at the Vietnam booth is dedicated to the country’s tangible and intangible heritage through images provided by the Vietnam National UNESCO Committee.

Information on several Vietnamese companies wishing to invest in Africa is also available at the booth.

Pham Sanh Chau, Assistant to the Foreign Minister, expressed his thanks to the Vietnamese honorary consulate in Madagascar, and the Director for Asia-Pacific of the International Organisation of La Francophonie Eric Normand Thhibeault and his wife, for their support and assistance for Vietnam in joining the event.

The Vietnam booth expects to welcome Vietnamese President and other high-ranking delegates on November 26 afternoon.

The 16th Francophone Summit will take place in Madagascar from November 26-27. President Tran Dai Quang arrived in Antananarivo, Madagascar on November 25, beginning his trip to the country to attend the 16th Francophone Summit at the invitation of the host country’s President Hery Rajaonarimampianina.
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