|Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong (right) receives Chinese Politburo member Li Jianguo, vice chairman and secretary general of the National People's Congress of China. — VNA/VNS Photo Tri Dung
HA NOI (VNS
)— Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday received a delegation from the Communist Party of China, led by Politburo member Li Jianguo, who briefed him of the outcome of the party's 18th National Congress.
Li, who also serves as vice chairman and secretary general of the National People's Congress, brought regards from Chinese Party chief Xi Jinping and other Chinese leaders to Trong and the Vietnamese Party and State leaders.
Li spoke highly of Viet Nam's achievement in socialism building and expressed his belief that under the leadership of the Communist Party of Viet Nam, more would be achieved in nation building.
He stressed the Chinese Party, Government and Xi Jinping attached high importance to developing a comprehensive and strategic partnership between Viet Nam and China, seeing it as a valuable asset to both parties and both countries.
China and Viet Nam would do their best to nurture the relationship and push it to a new level, he said.
For his part, Trong warmly welcomed Li and the Chinese delegation and spoke highly of the Communist Party of China's Central Committee having sent Li to inform Viet Nam on the outcome of 18th National Congress.
"It is a lively example of our comprehensive and strategic partnership," he said.
Trong congratulated and appreciated the outcome of the congress as well as the achievements made by the Chinese people during socialism building.
He expressed his belief that under the new leadership of Xi Jinping, the Communist Party of China would successfully lead the Chinese people to achieve its vision of a Xiaokang (Well Off) society by 2020.
On Viet Nam-China relationships, Trong said the increasing ties between the two Parties, two countries and two peoples were an important foundation on which to strengthen co-operation in every field as well as to address the existing problems, including sea disputes, toward a healthy and stable Viet Nam-China relationship for the benefit of the two countries' peoples and for the peace and stability, co-operation and development of the region and the world.
Earlier, a Communist Party of Viet Nam delegation led by Tong Thi Phong, Politburo member and Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly, held talks with the delegation led by Li Jianguo. – VNS