President visits Embassy, meeting Vietnamese community in Thailand
|President Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Spouse and a high-ranking delegation visited the Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand on November 17, 2022. (Photo: WVR/Nguyen Hong)|
|The Ambassador Phan Chi Thanh conveyed proposals of the overseas Vietnamese in order to improve the position of the Thai people of Vietnamese origin.(Photo: WVR/Nguyen Hong)|
Ambassador Phan Chi Thanh said Vietnamese people in Thailand have actively contributed to the homeland, especially during the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and the settlement of natural disaster consequences in the central region.
The Ambassador conveyed proposals of the overseas Vietnamese in order to improve the position of the Thai people of Vietnamese origin.
|At the meeting, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc noted that the official visit to Thailand has been a success. (Photo: WVR/Nguyen Hong)|
Nguyen Ngoc Thin, President of the General Association of Vietnamese in Thailand, shared that Vietnamese community in Thailand inherits the good characteristics of Vietnamese people, such as industrious, tolerant, wholeheartedly devoted for family, children, and friends.
According to Mr. Thin, the community has been integrating well with Thai society, consciously preserving the cultural traditions, maintaining the Vietnamese language. With the support of the Thai Government, cultural works and memorials imbued with Vietnamese identity have been built and preserved by local people. Mr. Thin called on the Vietnamese Government to pay more attention to launching Vietnamese language courses and work to enhance educational cooperation between the two countries.
At the meeting, the President noted that his official visit to Thailand has been a success, with five important documents signed on this occasion.
The President thanked the enthusiastic contributions of overseas Vietnamese to the country, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
|President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Spouse took photos with representatives of Vietnamese community in Thailand. (Photo: WVR/Nguyen Hong) |
President Phuc expressed his hope that Vietnamese in Thailand will continue their solidarity and mutual support to contribute to both nations, observe local law, and preserve the Vietnamese culture, especially their mother tongue.
The President said the two governments have agreed to establish centres of Thai and Vietnamese languages.
President Phuc is in Thailand for an offcial to the country and attendance at the 29th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting in Bangkok from November 16-19, at the invitation of Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha.