|Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong welcomes Chairman of the Japanese Communist Party Shii Kazuo yesterday in Ha Noi. — VNA/ VNS Photo Tri Dung
HA NOI (VNS)— General Secretary of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV) Nguyen Phu Trong yesterday received Executive Committee Chairman of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) Shii Kazuo during his ongoing visit to Viet Nam.
At the meeting, Chairman Shii Kazuo spoke highly of the huge achievements made by the Vietnamese people in the renewal period and hoped that more accomplishments would be reaped during the national construction process.
He also appreciated outcomes of the two parties' co-operation in recent time and said he believed their relations would be further reinforced and developed for mutual understanding as well as for regional and global peace, stability and social progress.
Meanwhile, General Secretary Trong congratulated the JCP on their success in the recent elections of the upper houses of Japanese Diet and Tokyo city council, deeming this a great advance and evidence proving the Japanese people's confidence in the party.
The host highly valued exchange activities between the two parties, especially in discussion on theory and practice in the new context. The two sides agreed on the need to boost multifaceted co-operation via various forms to build strong parties and lift their co-operation to new heights.
Earlier on the same day, Politburo member and Standing member of the CPV Central Committee's Secretariat Le Hong Anh held talks with Chairman Shii Kazuo.
The two sides discussed orientations and concrete measures to promote their friendship and traditional co-operation, thus enhancing Vietnamese and Japanese peoples' ties. — VNS