Senior Lt. Gen. Tran Dai Quang, Vietnam’s Minister of Public of Public Security, on Jan 22 warmly welcomed Ambassador Mellander to Vietnam and congratulated her as the first Ambassador stationed in Hanoi after the decision of retaining the embassy was made in 2011.
Senior Lieutenant General Minister Quang could foresee the busy agenda from Ambassador Mellander and shared Ambassador Mellander’s utmost tasks during her term to strengthen further the relationship between the two countries.
Ambassador Mellander pointed out that Sweden and Vietnam have a longstanding relationship over 43 years and the Embassy will be working hard to make the relationship even stronger. Trade promotion is one of the important areas. As Sweden is good at green technologies and ICT, Sweden is glad to exchange knowledge with Vietnam in these fields.
Senior Lieutenant General Minister Quang thanked Sweden for the continuous support over decades to Vietnam and looked forward to cooperating with Sweden in preventing and combating organized crime. Senior Lieutenant General Minister Quang also took the chance to wish Ambassador Mellander a successful term in Vietnam.