Hungarian President Ader Janos and his wife took an eco-tour of the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on Sunday, the last day of their five-day visit to Vietnam commencing on last Friday.
Welcoming the guests, the provincial leaders introduced to them the province’s potential and advantages and its socio-economic and cultural achievements.
The provincial officials also briefed the guest on the province’s good performance in agricultural production and restructuring, and in coping with climate change and natural disasters.
The Hungarian President and his lady later visited a tourist site on Thoi Son Islet in Tien Giang’s My Tho City and took a tour of the Tien River on a tourist boat.
At the islet, the President and his lady took strolls in garden of fruits and visited the house of a local man on the islet.
He showed his feeling of pleasure drinking bee honey tea there. The guests also ate specialty fruits such as mango and longan.
The Hungarian leader and his lady also contemplated landscapes during their travel for nearly an hour on a cruising boat on the Tien River.
As part of their trip, they also visited a fish breeding farm and ancient houses in My Tho city and enjoyed “don ca tai tu” (Southern amateur folk music), one of the unique cultural features in of people in the Mekong Delta.
The Hungarian President and his lady left Vietnam later the same day, wrapping their five-day visit to Vietnam.
During his stay, the Hungarian leader had talks with President Truong Tan Sang and met with Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung and National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung.
The hosts and guests expressed their pleasure at the growing bilateral friendship, and pledged that they will take measures to boost cooperation in various fields.
The two sides also signed several cooperation documents on agriculture, technology, and communication.