25/09/2018 09:22 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

More condolences to Vietnam over President’s passing

Leaders of foreign countries have continued to send their condolences to the Vietnamese Party, State, Government and people as well as the family of President Tran Dai Quang over the death of the President.

On September 22, Sultan of Brunei Haji Hassanal Bolkiah cabled a message of condolences to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, expressing his deepest sympathies to the Government and people of Vietnam on the passing of President Tran Dai Quang.

He recalled his memories with the late President during his visit to Vietnam to attend the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week 2017 in Da Nang last November and the Vietnamese leader’s State visit to Brunei in 2016.

He expressed his belief that President Quang’s contributions will be always remembered by the Vietnamese people.

On September 23, spokesperson of the Philippine President said President Rodrigo Duterte extended his deepest condolences to the Vietnamese Government and people over the decease of President Tran Dai Quang.

He also recalled the warm welcome President Quang had given to him during his State visit to Vietnam in 2016 as well as at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week 2017.

The Singaporean leaders also condoled with their Vietnamese counterparts on the death of the President. In their messages, they praised President Quang for his great contributions to the national development, thus continuously improving the position of Vietnam on the international and regional arenas.

They affirmed that the late President is a close friend of the Singaporean people and made great contributions to deepening the Strategic Partnership between the two countries.

Meanwhile, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha sent a message of condolences to Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, stressing President Quang’s vision of cooperation for a stable and prosperous region at the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting 2017 is an importance legacy for Vietnam and regional countries.

In his message, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on behalf of the Japanese Government and people, he extended the deepest sympathies to the Vietnamese Government and people and the family of the late President.

President Quang greatly contributed to building close cooperation in various spheres of the Japan-Vietnam strategic partnership, he noted.

President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in also condoled with the Vietnamese Party, State and people, and the family of President Quang. He spoke highly of the late leader’s great contributions to developing the bilateral ties.

Meanwhile, ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi cabled a message of sympathies to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, saying that the late President’s devotions will be a source of inspiration for all people.

Condolences also came from President Nicolas Maduro Moros of the Bolivariana de Venezuela, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and President Md. Abdul Hamid of Bangladesh, Brazilian President Michel Temer, the Government of Panama, Mongolian President Khaltmaa Battulga, Mozambican President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, Moroccan King Mohammed VI, Amir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Prime Minister Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah of Kuwait, and President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, among others.
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