Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has awarded the departing (11 August 2015 was his last day at the mission) Finnish Embassador in Vietnam, Mr. Kimmo Lähdevirta, a Medal for the cause of the Construction Industry in presence of his wife and members of the Finnish Embassy in Vietnam.
Minister Trinh Dinh Dung thanked and highly appreciated the Finnish Government for their support in improving Vietnamese technical infrastructure system, especially in water supply, with many projects on clean water carried out in big cities, medium and small towns by Finnish Government aids. Minister Dung acknowledged Mr. Kimmo Lähdevirta’s contribution in developing the long-lasting relationship between Vietnam and Finland, and hoped that Mr. Kimmo Lähdevirta, with his capacity, knowledge and experience in Vietnam, would enhance Vietnam – Finland relationship in general and the Construction Industry in particular.
The Ambassador Kimmo Lähdevirta sincerely thanked Minister Trinh Dinh Dung for his warm welcome, and confirmed his pride with their pioneer in helping Vietnam to manage water in big cities, medium and small towns. With experience in green building, clean technology, water and wastewater management, Finland wants to further develop his relationship with Vietnam on the basis of mutual benefit.