HÀ NỘI — Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Lê Thị Thu Hằng on Monday chaired the ministry’s annual meeting with representatives from foreign representative agencies and foreign press agencies in Việt Nam on the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tết). Nearly 40 ambassadors, more than 50 cultural and press attachés of foreign representative agencies in Việt Nam, and almost 50 correspondents and press assistants of foreign press agencies in Việt Nam attended the event. This is an opportunity for the Foreign Ministry and the foreign representatives agencies and foreign press offices to review their coordination last year and together celebrate Việt Nam's traditional Tết festival. In external information and communications, Việt Nam has received cooperation and support from foreign representative agencies, international organisations, and foreign press offices in Việt Nam, thereby helping to raise awareness of Việt Nam among the international community, she said. She expressed her wish to continue receiving cooperation of the foreign representative agencies and foreign press offices in Việt Nam.