The Hanoitimes - On November 10, in the capital Moscow (Russia), the Hanoi delegation led by Vice Party Secretary Tuong Phi Chien in collaboration with the Embassy of Vietnam in Russia, Vietnam Association at Russia held a solemn ceremony awarding the title of Hanoi honorary citizen for Mr. Evgeny Glazunov and Mr. Aleksandr Shestun .
Mr. Evgeny Glazunov is honorary Chairman Russia Friendship Association - Vietnam and Mr. Aleksandr Shestun is City Chief administrative Region Serpukhov, Moscow province.
Speaking after the award honors, Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Tuong Phi Chien said: "The title of Honorary Citizen of Hanoi capital for Russian citizens have close typical contribution, stand for the construction and development of Hanoi contributed to further strengthening the friendly relations, traditional Hanoi - Moscow, Vietnam and Russia. Deputy Party Secretary also expressed appreciation for the valuable contribution of two Russian citizens to the friendship between Hanoi and Moscow, between Vietnam and Russia.
This is the first time Hanoi shall consider this noble title for the foreign citizen has the typical contribution, excellent for the construction and development of Hanoi; expand, enhance friendship and international cooperation for the purpose of capital for peace, development and social progress. This is one of the major activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Capital Liberation Day (October 10, 1954).
Deputy Party Secretary Tuong Phi Chien awarded the title of Hanoi honorary citizen for Mr Evgeny Glazunov and Mr. Aleksandr Shestun.
Appreciating the title Honorary Citizen Hanoi for foreign citizens have made outstanding contributions to the cause of building development and capital's good citizens were given Russian citizenship, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vietnam Nguyen Thanh Son in Russia emphasized: This is an action of affection, esteem, love of the people of Vietnam in general, of the Capital of Hanoi in particular for the elite Russian citizens have much to contribute to the development of the traditional friendly relations between the two countries. Comprehensive partnership strategy between Vietnam and Russia will be more evident over the next visit to the Russian Federation General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong.
By Nguyen Ngan