President Vo Van Thuong extends New Year greetings
VGP – President Vo Van Thuong sent best New Year wishes to all Vietnamese people throughout the nation and abroad on the Eve of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
On behalf of the Party and State leaders, I would like to extend warmest greetings and best New Year wishes to all countrymen, comrades and soldiers nationwide and oversease Vietnames, said President Vo.
He also wished friends and people around the world a new year of peace, cooperation, friendship and sustainable development.
In 2023, Viet Nam stayed strong amidst challenging times to continue gaining important and comprehensive achievements across fields, and remained a trusted friend and reliabe partner of other countries and the interntional community, Vo noted.
He expressed his belief that upholding and promoting the great national solidarity, fine values of Vietnamese culture and people, and virtues, wisdom, and innovation capacity of each individual, and unlocking all resources and potentials would create a huge internal strength for our nation to gain greater achievements.
Lunar New Year festival or Tet is the largest Vietnamese traditional celebration and has been since ancient times. It is not only a spiritual event that marks the change from one year to the next, but it also embodies the national culture of the country by reflecting the values and beliefs of the Vietnamese people.
Vietnamese people believe that Tet marks the beginning of a new year, a day of hope and belief in new and good things and a farewell to the old.
In the first days of the new year, people visit family and friends. Adults give lucky money to children and the elderly, and wish for a prosperous and lucky year./.