Photo exhibition marks anniversary of Vietnam-Algeria diplomatic ties

A photo exhibition on popular landscapes in Algeria and Vietnam was launched in Algiers on October 30 to mark the 59th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations (October 28, 1962 – 2021).

The function was co-held by the Vietnamese Embassy in Algeria and the Algerian Federation of Vovinam Vietvodao (Vietnamese martial arts) (FAVV).

On display were about 60 photos depicting magnificent landscapes in Vietnam and Algeria and capturing beautiful moments of daily life in the two countries. The event also featured Vietnamese martial arts performances by FAVV members and popular Vietnamese traditional dishes.

In his welcoming remarks, Ambassador Nguyen Thanh Vinh highlighted the history of the bilateral relations which was established even before Algeria gained independence.

Vinh expected that with strong political ties and determination of the two countries’ leaders, their multifaceted cooperation will thrive further in the coming time.

He also said he hopes via the event, visitors will have a better understanding of the beauty of the two nations’ natural landscapes and peoples as well as Vietnam’s Vovinam.

The Trade Office of Vietnam in Algeria took the occasion to set up a stall introducing various Vietnamese products in agriculture, fisheries, handicrafts, electric appliances and others, to local enterprises and organisations.

It also popularised a list of reputable Vietnamese exporters and announced a plan to invite Algerian companies to a webinar on logistics in Vietnam to be held on November 3 – 4.