US President Joe Biden’s visit to Vietnam at the invitation of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong was a major success.
And there is a detail that few people know: At the official reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, President Joe Biden was very impressed by the little girl who gave him flowers.
Conversation with White House boss
After leaving the Rashtrapati Bhavan we met Ngo Nha An (10 years old). With a soft but confident Southern accent, Nha An gushed about her conversation with President Biden on the red carpet of the Presidential Palace.
The child said that when the Cadillac One stopped, President Joe Biden got out, greeted General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, party, state and National Assembly leaders, then stopped to look at the girl and said: “Oh, you’re beautiful and smart Lag Rahi Ho (Oh, you look so cute and smart!)
Nha An then gave flowers to President Biden and said: “Welcome to Vietnam, Sir” (Welcome to Vietnam).
The President happily received the flowers and asked about the girl. After telling the President her name and age, Nha An innocently thanked President Biden for giving her the Seal of the President of the United States as a souvenir.
Regarding this US Presidential Medal of Freedom, earlier, Mr. Ian Mellul – the White House advance officer – told Nha An that he had told the President that she was “very cooperative and worked hard during the preparation for the ceremony. ” Welcome”, so the President gave a gift to the girl.
While talking to the child, President Biden laughed and said that Nha An deserved that gift. Nha An said that she was feeling very emotional at that time. The leaders, uncles and aunts standing next to him also smiled at this friendly behavior of the White House boss.
Earlier, while awaiting the arrival of the US President, Nha An also spoke with former Secretary of State, currently Special Advisor to the President on Climate Change, Mr. John Kerry – a close friend of Vietnam.
a piece of a beautiful picture
Nha An’s family said that when she was chosen to deliver flowers to welcome the US President, her first question was “What does the President come to Vietnam for?” The child’s father explained that President Joe Biden, as well as leaders of other countries, visited Vietnam because “everyone wants to be good friends with each other, and to be good friends, we have to see each other regularly.” “Need to meet and help.” ,
When the whole family remembered that the US was one of the first countries to donate COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam, especially during the outbreak of the pandemic in Ho Chi Minh City, the girl became very emotional and began to think quietly.
The next day, the whole family was surprised when the girl learned about President Joe Biden, the history of Vietnam-US relations on the Internet, and smiled, showing that she had printed a photo of the president’s dog Major because she loves him too domestic animal..
In preparation for the big event, uncles and aunts regularly guided the leaders of the Ministry of External Affairs, State Protocol Department and the organizing committee to welcome the delegation and advised them on every little thing.
Nha An participated directly in the rehearsal to ensure that the flower delivery and greeting to President Biden went smoothly. Nha An also asked her mother for advice on choosing a bouquet of flowers for the President.
In particular, the White House advance team loves working with Nha An, because she is friendly, thoughtful, and speaks fluent English.
And Nha An, even though she only played a very small role in this special program, she successfully fulfilled her duties with professionalism and humility.
After President Joe Biden left Vietnam, Nha An happily continued her daily life as a 5th grade girl with her family and friends, with a fond memory of the leader of the United States. The girl, as well as other teens who have memories of the leaders of the United States and other countries, are all making a small contribution to building Vietnam’s friendly, tolerant and brave image.
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