|National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung (L) meets with Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Guangdong provincial People's Congress Huang Longyun in Guangdong. — VNA/VNS Photo Nhan Sang
BEIJING (VNS) — National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung affirmed his support for closer ties between China's Guangdong province and Vietnamese localities and enterprises at his meeting with the head of Guangdong's People's Congress on Saturday.
The meeting was held after the top Vietnamese legislative leader arrived in Guangdong as part of his official visit to China.
Speaking to Chairman of the Standing Committee of the Guangdong provincial People's Congress Huang Longyun, Chairman Hung noted the important role that Guangdong played in the Viet Nam-China relationship due to its proximity and time-honoured close ties.
The top legislator said Viet Nam had given priority to developing the Viet Nam-China comprehensive strategic co-operative partnership, including the sustainable development of the practical and effective relations between their localities.
The Party, the State and the NA of Vietnam would do their utmost to facilitate Chinese investment in Vietnam, Hung added.
He expressed his hope that local authorities would continue realising joint agreements reached by leaders of the two nations' Parties and States, while furthering exchanges in economics, trade, education, training, culture, sports and tourism.
Huang Longyun underlined the all-round co-operation between his province and Vietnamese localities, especially in economics and trade.
He said the Guangdong people and enterprises had nursed their traditional friendship and fruitful co-operation with the people and enterprises of Viet Nam
He briefed the guests on local socio-economic development, adding that the locality was working with Hai Phong to build a trade complex in the port city. — VNS