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.


U.S. President Emphasizes Deepening of Broad-based Relationship with Vietnam

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Vietnam to the United States of America Le Cong Phung presented his letter of credence to US President George W. Bush on January 22, 2008 in Washington DC.GB_LCP.jpg

Ambassador Le Cong Phung Meets the Press

On the occasion of presenting his credentials to US President George W.

Ambassador Le Cong Phung Chairs ASEAN Washington Committee

The first regular meeting of the ASEAN Washington Committee (AWC) under Vietnam's Chair was held in Washington on January 8.AWC_Jan08.JPG

The participants included Ambassadors and Charge d’Affairs of the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and US Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez, as guest speaker.