|Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong . — Photo baochinhphu.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Heads of State and Party leaders from around the world yesterday cabled congratulatory messages to Nguyen Phu Trong, who was re-elected General Secretary of the 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam.
Congratulations were offered by President of Russia Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister and Chairman of the leading political party United Russia Dmitry Medvedev, President of South Korea Park Geun-hye, and National Secretary of the French Communist Party Pierre Laurent.
Vietnamese Honorary Consul to Belgium Baron de Grand Ry together with President of the Japan-Viet Nam Friendship Parliamentarian Alliance Toshihiro Nikai; and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Japan External Trade Organisation Hiroyuki Ishige also extended their congratulations to the Vietnamese Party chief.
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong was re-elected at the 12th National Party Congress, which took place in Ha Noi from January 20 to January 28. — VNS