Vietnam ambassador presents papers to Governor-General
November 16, 2021
Vietnam ambassador presents papers to Governor-General

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Le Viet Duyen presented Letters of Credence to Governor General Dame Susan Dougan on Wednesday, October 10 via the online platform Zoom.

A release from this country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Le Viet Duyen is a professional diplomat who has built up a wide range of experience in various fields of bilateral and multilateral diplomacy and management including being the Deputy Director, Director, then Assistant Director-General of Personnel and Organisation in the Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Deputy Director-General at the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) 2010 Secretariat.

Prior to the current appointment, Ambassador Duyen served overseas as the first Consul-General of Vietnam in Perth, Western Australia, in establishing the Vietnam Consulate from 2012 to 2016. In terms of academic accomplishment, he holds a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam and is an author of the book “The Renovation of Vietnam’s Foreign Policy Toward ASEAN during the period 1986 – 2016”, published by the Gioi Publishers in 2018.

Ambassador Le Viet Duyen serves as Resident Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and is also concurrently accredited to the Republic of Colombia, Grenada, Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines.

The Ministry said the government of SVG welcomes the newly appointed Ambassador and renews its commitment in working together to strengthen the bilateral co-operation between both countries.