Friendship Order

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Friendship Order
Huân chương Hữu nghị
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Awarded by the Government of Vietnam
Type Single-grade order
Eligibility Foreigners
Awarded for Foreigners and collectives of foreigners that have made great contributions to building, consolidating and developing the friendship between Vietnam and other countries in the world.
Status Currently awarded
Statistics
Established 26 November 2003
Precedence
Next (higher) Bravery Order
Next (lower) none

The Friendship Order (Vietnamese: Huân chương Hữu nghị) is a service award conferred by the Government of Vietnam for "foreigners and on collectives of foreigners that have made great contributions to building, consolidating and developing the friendship between Vietnam and other countries in the world.".[1]

The Friendship Order shall be conferred or posthumously conferred on foreigners and foreign organizations meet the following criteria:

  • A spirit of solidarity and friendship, mutual respect for sovereignty, laws and customs of Vietnam.
  • There are important contributions to the construction and economic development - social, security and defense of Vietnam, has many merits in strengthening and developing relations of friendship and good cooperation on the politics, economics, defense, security, diplomatic, scientific, technological, environmental protection, culture and society between Vietnam and other countries and regional and inter-regional foreign institutions, international organizations.

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