HA NOI (VNS)— The Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) wishes to foster friendship and cooperation with political parties, including the ruling, communist and left-wing parties, in Myanmar, Thailand and Sri Lanka in order to boost ties in trade, investment, culture and education.
So said a delegation from the CPV Central Committee's Commission for External Relations, led by deputy head Nguyen Huy Tang, during a working visit to those countries from April 6-14.
While there, the delegation met with the deputy foreign ministers, leaders of political parties and other high-ranking officials.
Tang briefed the hosts on the current situation in Viet Nam and in the CPV as well as policies and measures the country is embarking on to boost economic growth, Party building and external policies.
The guests and hosts discussed specific measures to strengthen bilateral ties in a straightforward and open manner.
The leaders of parties such as the Union Solidarity and Development Party of Myanmar, the Democrat Party of Thailand, the For Thais Party, the Communist Party and the National Freedom Party of Sri Lanka expressed their hope to increase delegation exchanges, share leadership and management experience and exchange information and views on national, regional and global issues of common concern.
The leaders of Sri Lanka's parties in particular wished to consolidate their ties with the CPV to create a firm political foundation for a stronger relationship between the two countries. — VNS