Appointed Ambassador attended the Business Association of Overseas Vietnamese in Washington

At a reception for representatives of the Business Association of Overseas Vietnamese – US branch in Washington on May 13, the newly-appointed Vietnamese ambassador to the US, Nguyen Quoc Cuong, pledged to provide more support for the Vietnamese community in the US and create favourable conditions for businesses of Vietnamese Americans to invest in Vietnam.

Washington DC World Affairs Council Event at VN Embassy

Ambassador Le Cong Phung met with the several dozens of the World Affairs Council members in the capital area.

Vietnam’s National Day Celebrated in Washington DC

The Vietnamese Embassy in Washington D.C. has held a ceremony to celebrate the country’s 63rd National Day (Sept. 2).

The ceremony was attended by about 300 guests, including Congressman Eni Faleomavaega – Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia , the Pacific and the Global Environment under the House’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Ms. Henrietta H. Fore – Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID).


On April 15, hundreds of Vietnamese living and studying in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia, and Vietnamese Embassy staffs came to solemnly honor the Founding Fathers of the Vietnamese nation at the Embassy of Vietnam on the Hung Kings Memorial Day (Le Gio To Hung Vuong - the 10th of third lunar month).


Ambassador supported VEFFA VietNamBookDrive Campaign

Amb_Phung___Tet_001.JPGAmbassador Le Cong Phung has praised Vietnam Education Foundation fellows for their efforts in collecting books and finding resources from around the US and the world in support for the establishment of public libraries in Vietnam.  

Ambassador Le Cong Phung Spoke at Johns Hopkins Univ.

DS_Phung_at_SAIS.jpgOn April 9, Ambassador Le Cong Phung visited the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C.

During the visit, Ambassador Phung met and spoke with professors and students at the Southeast Asia Studies Program on Vietnam's recent socio-economic development, the success of Doi Moi, or renovation, and on Vietnam - US relations.

Happy Vietnamese New Year

The Vietnam Embassy wishes you and your family the best of health, happiness, and success in the New Year.


Vietnamese New Year - Tet Celebration at the Embassy

DS - Gia dinh My.jpgWith Vietnamese Lunar New Year - Tet - setting in this week (Feb. 7), Ambassador and Mrs. Le Cong Phung hosted receptions on Wednesday and Saturday at the Embassy to welcome the biggest traditional yearly event of the Vietnamese people.

DCM Nguyen Tien Minh Visits Charleston, SC.

Deputy Chief of Mission Nguyen Tien Minh paid a working visit to Charleston from Jan. 22nd to 24th, where Minh, accompanied by Trade Counselor Ngo Van Thoan and Economic and Investment Counselor Bui Liem, attended a trade and investment promotion event  - "Vietnam Business Opportunities", organized by South Carolina's World Trade Center.