South Africa celebrates 22nd National Day

(VOVworld) - The Embassy of South Africa in Vietnam held a ceremony in Hanoi on Monday to mark South African National Day on April 27.

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​At the ceremony.

Speaking at the event, Kgomotso Ruth Magau, South African Ambassador to Vietnam, highlighted positive developments in the relationship between both countries, with cooperation in agriculture, national defence, trade and investment, education, and science. 

Assistant to the Foreign Minister Duong Chi Dung said the Vietnamese Government and people attached significance to the “Partnership for cooperation and development” with South Africa. 

South Africa has long been Vietnam’s biggest trade partner in Africa, with bilateral trade reaching 1.2 billion USD last year, or 23% of Vietnam’s total export value to the continent, Dung expressed his belief that with mutual efforts Vietnam- South Africa cooperative ties will reap more rewards.

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