The event was attended by former Politburo member and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and former Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan, among others.

Chairwoman of Vietnam – Bulgaria Friendship Association Nguyen Thi Thanh Huong said the celebration of the Day of Bulgarian Education, Culture and Slavonic Alphabet offered a chance to express homage to the Bulgarian language, knowledge and national spirit.

In recent years, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and several international issues, the traditional friendship between Vietnam and Bulgaria has been maintained and developed.

Vietnam – Bulgaria Friendship Association has made great efforts to consolidate and develop the friendship between the two nations, contributing to people-to-people diplomacy.

Bulgarian Ambassador to Vietnam Marinela Petkova affirmed that the potential for the development of the cooperation between the two countries is huge.

On the occasion, the Vietnam – Bulgaria Friendship Association coordinated with the Bulgarian Embassy in Vietnam to organise an exhibition of the “Cyrillic alphabet”.