Message from Ambassador
Welcome to the official website of the Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Located in South East Asia, Viet Nam boasts a thousands-year history. Today, Viet Nam continues to strongly push forward the process of renovation and international integration, recording enormous achievements in all economic, political, cultural and social areas, etc. Viet Nam is one of the world’s fastest growing economies with annual GDP growth of over 5% over the past two decades. Vietnam has been integrating into the global economy with 10 FTAs concluded; import-export volume accounts for more than 150% of GDP; the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) sector also contributes 20% of GDP.
Viet Nam has achieved most of the MDGs. Viet Nam is also a country of unique and diverse culture, with more than 90 million hard-working, open and friendly people.
Viet Nam and the United Kingdom established diplomatic relations in 1973. In 2010, the bilateral relations was promoted to Strategic Partnership. In recent years, the friendship and cooperation between the two countries have seen new important developments and both countries are committed to elevate the bilateral ties to a higher plane in the interest of the two peoples.
It is our hope that this Embassy’s website will serve as a useful information channel to help you understand better about the country and people of Viet Nam whose arms are always open to welcome you.
Ambassador Tran Ngoc An