HA NOI (VNS)— General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday held a meeting with visiting General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI) Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy.
Trong told Reddy that the visit was considered an important milestone and a vivid manifestation of the traditional friendship between the two parties and peoples.
The CPV leader suggested that the two parties accelerate exchanges of delegations and theories, and share experiences and practices in implementing policies on economic renewal and development as well as in party building in the time to come.
Trong underscored the long lasting ties between the two parties and peoples, adding his wish that the CPI, which plays an important role in Indian politics, will uphold its positive contributions to further consolidate Viet Nam and India's multifaceted co-operation and strategic partnership.
Reddy said the CPI will do its utmost to consolidate and develop the traditional ties built and nurtured by the two parties and peoples, contributing to further intensification of the strategic partnership between the two countries.
He also informed the host of the fine outcomes of the talks between the two parties' delegations.
Previously, Reddy held talks with Hoang Binh Quan, member of the CPV Central Committee and head of its Commission for External Relations.
The two sides informed each other about the party and socio-economic situation in their respective countries. They also exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual interest and discussed measures for future co-operation between the two parties and peoples.
During the visit, the CPI delegation laid a wreath at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, paid visits to Ho Chi Minh City and northern Quang Ninh Province, and held a working session with former Vice President Nguyen Thi Binh. — VNS