Minister Nguyen Ngoc Thien receives Argentina’s ambassador
(National Times) – On the afternoon of May 15, in Ha Noi, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien received Argentina’s ambassador Juan Carlos Valle Leigh in a role of new ambassador.
The Minister Nguyen Ngoc Thien wished the ambassador Juan Carlos Valle Leigh in a new term and expected him to give some actions to promote a cooperation of culture, sports and tourism between two countries.
Mr.Juan Carlos Valle Leigh expressed an importance of culture-sports-tourism cooperation between Viet Nam and Argentina.
About sports, the ambassador said that he was ready for supporting Viet Nam through encouraging Argentina football federation (AFP) to support Viet Nam football federation.
About tourism, the ambassador said that Viet Nam and Argentina are two countries that belongs to beautiful landscape and many world heritages. Many tourists from Argentina selected Viet Nam as the attractive tourism destination. Mr.Juan Carlos Valle Leigh also expected to enhance a cooperation between two countries to turn Viet Nam tourist into Argentina.
About culture, Argentina’s embassy in Viet Nam will add some cultural activities such as Argentina film week in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh city as well as festivals of cuisine, photography and temporary arts to introduce Argentina’s culture to Viet Nam.
“Argentina’s football has been developed and Viet Nam hopes to study and cooperate with Argentina’s football”, Mr Thien said.
More, the Minister Nguyen Ngoc Thien said, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism would be eager to welcome Argentina’s culture and arts into Viet Nam.
The Minister Thien and the ambassador Juan Carlos Valle Leigh believed and hoped that Viet Nam and Argentina would get various achievemnets of culture-sports-tourism copperation in the up-coming time.